November 2022 Update
The mid-term elections will have a profound impact on the health care policy landscape, including the impact they will have on orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) policy. The Limb Loss and Preservation Registry (LLPR) is in high gear as the registry prepares to launch as a free-standing entity. Both issues are the subject of this November update. Election Results and Impact as of November 17th: The so-called “red wave” did not materialize as many experts and pollsters expected, but Republicans took … read more
New NAAOP Board Members and Congressional Midterm Update NAAOP elected four new board members at its in-person board meeting in San Antonio, Texas in late September: Ben Auzenne, Jeff Cain, MD, Adam Miller, and Steven D. Miller, CPO/L. Ben Auzenne: Ben is the North American vice president, Blatchford US, Miamisburg, Ohio. He has an master’s degree in organizational diagnosis and change management from the Regent University School of Global Leadership and Entrepreneurship and a bachelor of science degree in biology … read more
The 2022 NAAOP Breece Fellowship comes to an end after a productive summer. View the video here where Lucas DeLuca & Nikki Grace-Strader summarize their experiences in O&P and healthcare advocacy on Capital Hill and thank the O&P profession for your sponsorship and support.