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BOC names new officers

November 16, 2021HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The board of directors of the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has named new officers to its 2022 executive committee. They are: Wayne Rosen, BOCP, BOCO, LPO, CDME, FAAOP, clinical consultant, as chair; Abel Guevara III, MHIM, RHIA, CPHT, CDME, director of reimbursement & privacy officer for Abilitech Medical, as vice chair; William “Bill” Powers, MBA, LFACHE, retired COO of the American Nurses Association and retired officer of the Air Force Medical...

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BOC seeks certificant nominations

November 3, 2021HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is calling for nominations for its third annual Certificant of the Year Award. The award recognizes one BOC-certified individual each year for outstanding achievements in service, research and outreach. “The talents and achievements of BOC-certified professionals are abundant,” said Matthew Gruskin, COO “We created our Certificant of the Year Award to honor those going above and beyond to improve the lives...

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BOC seeks outstanding individuals

June 28, 2021HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) seeks nominations for the Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service. The award, which recognizes outstanding individuals who demonstrate extraordinary service to BOC, is presented in honor and remembrance of longtime practitioner, BOC board member and leader James Newberry, Jr., BOCP, BOCO, BOCD, who passed away in 2016. “We are pleased to continue Jim’s legacy by recognizing exemplary professionals who have demonstrated...

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Accreditation: Invest in your success

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Accreditation: Invest in your success

May 12, 2021Matt Gruskin

Q. What should I look for in a DMEPOS accrediting organization?   A. DMEPOS accreditation enables providers like you to demonstrate that your business is following the regulatory requirements issued by CMS. Earning accreditation is required before a facility is eligible to bill Medicare and many insurance carriers, so it impacts your bottom line. Earning accreditation from a CMS-deemed accrediting organization...

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In brief: Acquisitions, antibodies, awards 

January 8, 2021HME News Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y. – Henry Schein Inc., a provider of health care solutions to medical and dental offices, has acquired a majority ownership position in Prism Medical Products, a national provider of home medical supplies with a focus in advanced wound care.   Founded in 2006, the Elkin, N.C.-based Prism Medical has more than 200 employees and 10 fulfillment centers. For the 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2020, it reported revenues of approximately $52 million.  “Expanding...

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BOC announces new leadership 

January 4, 2021HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The BOC board of directors has announced its 2021 executive committee and elected a new board member. The executive committee officers are L. Bradley Watson, president of Clarksville Limb + Brace + Rehab, as chairman; Abel Guevara, COO and corporate compliance officer at New Way Medical Supply as vice chairman; David Regier, consultant, as secretary; Cameron Stewart, co-founder of Alcam Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics, treasurer; Diana Klunk, certified mastectomy...

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BOC wins award for ‘rethinking’ business 

December 15, 2020HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has been recognized as a silver winner of a 2020 Golden Bridge Award. The award’s “Company Rethinking of the Year” category applauds companies that have demonstrated resiliency and creativity in adapting their business models and customer service offerings during the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID-19 continues to present a wide range of challenges for health care professionals and DMEPOS facilities,”...

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BOC adds survey specialist

November 26, 2019HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has added Joshua Bressler, COF, CDME, as its survey process specialist. In this new role, he will manage all aspects of the organization's site surveys for businesses seeking BOC accreditation. He will also recruit, train, manage and evaluate BOC's site surveyors, who are independently contracted. Bressler is a former member and officer of BOC's board of directors. His background also includes sales experience at J&J Medical, a DME...

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'AOs are vigilant in looking for fraud'

July 25, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - How much of a role do accrediting organizations play in helping to prevent and eliminate fraud, waste and abuse?“Throughout the accreditation process, AOs are vigilant in looking for fraud, waste and abuse,” said Matthew Gruskin, the credentialing director for the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC). “CMS requires AOs to conduct site surveys to check for compliance with CMS Quality and Supplier Standards. Many of these standards are designed to help prevent...

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Brandt: Make the human connection

August 28, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Harry “J.R.” Brandt has been volunteering with the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) for 28 years, nearly as long as he's been in the orthotics and prosthetics field.That spirit of helping others was recently recognized by the BOC, which honored Brandt with the inaugural Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service. The award was created by the BOC last year to honor a beloved board member and long-time orthotics and prosthetics practitioner.“I've spent a lot of my life...

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