Professional groups ask CMS to amend ‘restrictive’ custom orthotic fitting rule

By Emily Delzell In August a number of groups, including the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA), the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, formally called for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to consider amending a rule proposed in July that would restrict athletic trainers, technicians, and others from fitting custom orthoses.

By Emily Delzell In August a number of groups, including the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA), the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, formally called for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to consider amending a rule proposed in July that would restrict athletic trainers, technicians, and others from fitting custom orthoses.

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Professional groups ask CMS to amend ‘restrictive’ custom orthotic fitting rule