Accreditation


Invest in Your Team: Learning Management Systems and Employee Growth

There are several reasons why finding the right people, training them, and keeping them engaged is more imperative than ever for HME providers.

Virtual Surveys: What You Need to Know

The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has altered the accreditation process so that site surveys are now virtual. There are a few things to keep in mind because of this.

Managing Your Employee’s Continuing Education

Continuing education and training opportunities helps DMEPOS providers demonstrate their commitment to clients, staff and governing organizations. What’s involved?

Day-to-Day Ethics: Little Things Make a Difference

What are the seemingly 'small' things that HME providers can address to ensure that they incorporate the four principles of ethics — and DMEPOS supplier standards — into their businesses?

Annual Advisory Board Roundtable

COVID-19 Means Accreditation Adjustments

The public health emergency’s direct impact on day-to-day HME operations includes accreditation. What do providers need to know?

HFAP Merges With ACHC

The merger marks the first between two accrediting organizations with deeming authority from CMS. HFAP will be a brand under ACHC, but the company will operate independently.

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BOC Taking Nominations for Certificant of the Year Award

The award recognizes one professional each year for achievements in service, research and outreach. The nomination window is open until Jan. 11, 2021

COVID-19 and DMEPOS Providers

Infection control is a critical consideration in the era of COVID-19. Here are some changes you can make to your office to help reduce the risk of infection.

Virtual Surveys: What You Need to Know

To ensure providers maintain accreditation, Medicare has allowed virtual accreditation surveys during the COVID-19 public health emergency. What do you need to know about this process?

Creating Positive DMEPOS Surveys

Nervous about your upcoming Medicare accreditation site survey? Don't be. Your AO's surveyor is just as invested in your success as you are. So what goes into a positive survey?



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Using Medicare Accreditation to Make a Difference with Private Pay Insurance

Providers need accreditation to bill Medicare, but it's critical in HME businesses' overall market strategy for working with private payers, as well. What do providers need to keep in mind?

Pharmacy Testing Certification Covers Covid-19 and More

The Compliance Team’s new Pharmacy Testing Certification program gives pharmacies with the education and tools necessary to achieve certification for COVID-19 and other CLIA Waived tests.

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2020 HME Business Handbook: Accreditation

How to Use Medicare Accreditation to Make a Difference with Private Pay Insurance

Medicare accreditation has become a symbol of trust and expertise. Many private pay insurance companies have come to expect accreditation from providers, making it imperative to obtain the recognition even if the HME/DME business does not frequently bill Medicare for DMEPOS claims.

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Achieving More Through Accreditation

Selecting the right accreditor is part of the equation, but new specialized accreditation services are also helping providers stand out from the crowd.

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BOC Wins Stevie Award For Technology and Customer Service

The Board of Certification/Accreditation launched a website redesign in April 2019, earning the organization its tenth Stevie.

Product Solutions: Accreditation

A round-up of some of the latest accreditation services available to HME providers.

ACHC To Offer Mail Order Pharmacy Accreditation

As part of commission’s continued roll-out of new services, new program addresses demand for mail order pharmacies.

BOC Expands Accreditation Team

Joshua Bressler, COF, CDME joints the Board of Certification/Accreditation as the accrediting organization's latest Survey Process Specialist.

Compliance Team CEO Receives Award at Event Honoring Women in Mass Retail Industry

Sandra Canally, who is celebrating The Compliance Team’s 25th year in business, will be honored at a celebration in Chicago.

ACHC Rolls Out Home Infusion Therapy Accreditation

Program designed to help providers meet new accreditation requirements in order to receive Medicare reimbursement in 2021.

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