SAOPA Meetings Update – 4 March 2021

SAOPA Stakeholder Meetings Update Dear Colleagues Yesterday (3 March) we had two very successful engagements with RAF followed by AOPA: Firstly, SAOPA finally managed to secure a meeting with the RAF where the main objective was to re-open communication and re-establish relationships. Discussions centred around: updating the Tariff list the importance of professional fees and […]

SAOPA Update

SAOPA Update Dear Colleagues Our first SAOPA NEC meeting of 2021 was held yesterday evening. We have determined the portfolios for 2021 as: 1. Coding & Categorisation (Grant & Rowan)2. Public Funders (Darryl & Grant)3. Private Funders (Kirsten & Richard)4. Peer Review & Ethics (Brad & Jayson)5. Communication & Membership (Brad & Jayson) These are […]

Annual General Meeting Feedback

Annual General Meeting Feedback Thank you to Members and Practitioners who joined us for our Workshop and Annual General Meeting on Monday, 30th November 2020. We appreciate your participation and your ongoing support. We are pleased to share the outcome of the various resolution voting as follows: 1. Annual Financial Statements for 2020 – approved 2. Revised […]

Call for Nominations

Promoting ethical and professional Orthotic and Prosthetic service delivery by advancing high standards of patient care. The SAOPA NEC invites Members, Stakeholders and all other Practitioners to nominate suitable individuals to serve on the various leadership and technical commmittees of SAOPA. We will focus as a prioroty on nominations for the following Committees: • National Executive […]

The Difference between DH Rate & Medikredit Price

To offer your patients the best care and advice, being able to advise them on what is and isn’t covered by their medical schemes is important. That is why we want to work with you to eliminate any possible confusion between the different rates and pricing, as well as the funding rules for the National […]

Update on SAOPA activities and Offer to join SAOPA by paying for only 6 months

With Covid-19 just about consuming our lives, it is hard to believe that we are halfway through the year.  However, this has also brought about opportunity to MOP practitioners to capitalize on tasks and catch up on many fronts.SAOPA has been actively working during the past months in achieving its core function of being a […]