• In response to member requests, NAAOP has been working with the Orthotic and Prosthetic Alliance organizations over the past several weeks on a proposal for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to authorize appropriately credentialed orthotists and prosthetists to submit claims for certain Medicare services furnished virtually (through telehealth) during the COVID-19 public health emergency.  This initiative culminated in an O&P Alliance letter submitted to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Alex Azar, as well as … read more

  • The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP) is proud to stand alongside our sister organizations in the O&P profession in signing and supporting this statement. As a result of recent events in our country, we want all members of the O&P community to know that your O&P professional organizations stand together against racism. We are steadfast in our commitment to fairness, justice, and respect for all. We remain dedicated to open dialogue, active listening, and working … read more

  • As our country begins to reopen from the pandemic and O&P practices begin to return to some sense of normalcy, NAAOP encourages all O&P members and friends to redouble their efforts to take steps and implement procedures to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This virus is anything but contained, is highly virulent, and can have a devastating impact on those who acquire it. We reiterate the importance of protecting yourselves, your families, your staff, and your patients as … read more