Medicare proposal to limit amputees with prosthetics

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Medicare is making a proposal that would deny access to many people who need prosthetic limbs. The proposal, made on July 16 by four durable medical equipment Medicare administrative contractors, would make it more difficult for amputees to get their prosthetic limbs covered. Crutches, walkers and wheelchairs may be a patient’s only option if the proposal passes. Read more…


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