ORTHOTIC SOLUTIONS, INC. IS ACCREDITED BY THE JOINT COMMISSION!
Orthotic Solutions, Inc. is an experienced provider of "geriatric-proof",
simple-to-apply Orthotics and splints , braces for the knee and back using the newest technologies and a wide variety of Diabetic Footwear - all of which is covered by insurance. Every Therapist,
Resident/Patient, Nurse and Family Member will receive the highest
degree of expertise and professionalism.
Calls are usually returned within several hours, but no longer
than 24 hours. Appointments are typically set within 0-3 business
days and are made at the location where the patient/resident
resides (SNF, Home, Group home, etc.). Most orthotics
are stocked for immediate delivery. Knee and Back braces and AFO's are fitted immediately or within one week after assessment. Diabetic shoes are most commonly fitted within 14 business days from the date of the initial assessment...but this is highly dependent upon the timeliness in which we receive the proper documentation. Each resident
will receive compassion, understanding and a positive attitude.
Orthotic Solutions, Inc. is a provider for the
• Medicare Part B
• Blue Cross/Blue Shield
• Harvard Community Health Plan
• Senior Whole Health
• Neighborhood Health Plan
• Fallon Community Healthcare
• Network Health Plan
• Boston Medical Center HealthNet
• Iron Clad
• Medicare Part B and some plans
cover 80% of Orthotics and Diabetic Footwear (please refer to "Coverage Criteria" in each section).
• Most people have a secondary
insurance to cover the 20% co-payment.
Whole Health, HPHC, Fallon and most BC/BS plans cover 100% of Orthotic and, Diabetic Footwear.
• Orthotic Solutions,
Inc. is responsible for obtaining Physician orders and all
necessary paperwork AND does all of the billing to insurance companies. If OSI experiences any difficulties in obtaining the necessary paperwork, the resident may have to assist us in the process.
Ms. Pamela A. Hoaglund, CMOF (Certified Mastectomy Orthotic Fitter), founder
and president of Orthotic Solutions, Inc., began her career with American Geriatric Services in 1994. In February of 2000,
she became a Medicare provider and started her own business:
Orthotic Solutions of New England. Mary Beth Bruce, BS, joined
the company in June of 2003, becoming its primary provider of
Diabetic Shoes. In March of 2005, Orthotic Solutions incorporated. May of 2009, OSI became accredited by The Joint Commission.
Pamela Hoaglund, CMOF provides all of the orthotics and braces. She is a graduate of Assumption College in Worcester,
MA. She has assessed and fitted thousands of patients for positioning and contracture management and has conducted hundreds of in-services aimed at educating Rehab staff on the various products available and caregivers on the products' proper application. Pamela is certified with the Board of
Certification/Accreditation International and is registered with the American Board for
Certification in O&P as an Orthotics/Mastectomy Fitter.
Mary Beth Bruce, TSF (Therapeutic Shoe Fitter) is the lead provider of Diabetic Footwear. She is a graduate of Bentley College in Waltham, MA. She has assessed and fitted over 12,000 patients for shoes/inserts and continually attends seminars and Diabetic workshops to further develop her expertise in this field. Mary Beth has made working with the Diabetic foot a science unto itself and she is extremely experienced in dealing with various foot disorders such as neuropathy, amputations, hammertoes and bunions, just to name a few.
Orthotic Solutions, Inc. is a proud member of the American
Orthotic and Prosthetic Association,
The Pedorthic Footwear Association, Diabetes Educators of Eastern MA and
The American Diabetes