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Pennsylvania Becomes Eleventh State to Enact Pedorthic Licensure Requirements

Friday, July 13, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brian Lagana
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Pennsylvania Becomes Eleventh State to Enact Pedorthic Licensure Requirements to Enhance the Quality of Patient Care in the Commonwealth

The Pennsylvania Orthotic and Prosthetic Society (POPS) applauds the General Assembly and Governor Tom Corbett for approving House Bill 48 (HB 48), which amends the Medical Practice Act to provide for licensure of prosthetists, orthotists, pedorthists and orthotic fitters in Pennsylvania. The new law sets standards of professional conduct and requires practitioners to fulfill educational and training requirements and will greatly increase the quality of care given to patients in these fields.  Click here for the complete story.


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