An Arm and a Leg: Pricing a Prosthesis

By: Dale Berry, CP, FAAOP, LP, Orchid Medical

According to The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), the costliest lost-time workers’ compensation claims by injury are for those resulting from amputation. These injuries averaged over $95,000 per workers’ compensation claim …

Bone Stimulation Helps Injured Workers Heal

In workers’ compensation, one of the most misunderstood devices within durable medical equipment (DME) is the bone growth stimulator. A physician may prescribe a treatment called bone growth therapy, commonly known as bone growth stimulation for injured workers who experience …

Introducing Prosthetic ASSESS™

Orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) management can be challenging for claims professionals and payers. Traditionally, management and reimbursement of O&P falls under durable medical equipment (DME), but unlike ordering DME products such as crutches or wheelchairs, the management of O&P services …