Choosing Your Orthotic and Prosthetic Provider|
Making an informed decision is the most important factor when choosing an orthotic or prosthetic provider. Below are some helpful guidelines.
Again, these are guidelines to help you choose the right practitioner for you or a family member.
- Is the practitioner American Board Certified in their field? This means an individual has met demanding industry standards and ABC certification acts as a safeguard to ensure that you receive the proper care.
- Your relationship with the practitioner is vital to the success of your care. Does the practitioner answer your questions clearly and in terms you can understand?
- Is the practitioner willing to establish a relationship with your physician if they don't already have one?
- Informative office staff is important in order for you to understand their billing procedures, so you will know your financial responsibility. Do they accept insurance or are they willing to willing to work out a payment schedule for you?