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CMS 'Dear Physician' letter. This letter from CMS helps guide physicians as to the clinical documentation necessary to support that the service/item ordered is medically necessary.

NHIC has recently put out a checklist for physicians prescribing lower limb prostheses.  

Local Coverage Determination

The Amputee Mobility Predictor An Instrument to Assess Determinants of the Lower-Limb Amputee’s Ability to Ambulate.

Advocacy and Health Policy Webinar Series. Throughout the year, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Division of Health Policy and Practice Services (HPPS) sponsors free webinars that focus on issues concerning the regulatory, federal, quality, and coding and reimbursement issues directly related to physiatry.