Yes, in some states, amputees who are Medicaid beneficiaries are being denied access to the artificial limbs and customized bracing. They are entitled to their mobility.
The best thing that you can do to help is communicate to your state and federal legislators, and ask them to make sure this doesn't happen in your state.
Visit the AOPA
Limbs Are Essential webpage for more information and the opportunity to contact your legislator.
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