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Comments on OTS Orthotics Due Monday

Monday, December 10, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Bradley Coffey, MA, AAOE Government Affairs
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Washington, DC - Public comments on CMS' proposal to move certain off-the-shelf orthotics to the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) are due Monday, December 17. 

AAOE has prepared a model letter for practice use to submit to CMS. You are encouraged to personalize the letter for your practice by including information about how your surgeons and physicians utilize off-the-shelf orthotics in caring for patients.

Use the template and add it to your practice's letterhead to submit your comments to CMS. Comments must be submitted by 11:59 pm EST at In order for your comment to be considered, you must type “Competitive Bidding Product Categories” as the subject line for your email.

If you need assistance writing or submitting your comments, please email

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