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BOC showcases expanded office


OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation’s staff and board of directors showed off an expanded new office location to business partners and honored guests during an open house on Oct. 6.

BOC launches new accreditation


OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is accepting applications for a new compounding accreditation for pharmacies.

Quality spurs BOC biz


OWINGS MILLS, Md.– As payers increasingly focus on the quality and competence of DME suppliers, those suppliers are increasingly recognizing the value of having one or more certified DME specialists (CDME) on staff.

Short takes: BOC, QS/1


The Board of Certification/Accreditation has named Harry “J.R.” Brandt as the inaugural recipient of the Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Services.

Short takes: BOC, Shield Healthcare, Sunrise Medical


The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is now accepting nominations for its board of directors. Directors serve four-year terms and must participate in four board meetings annually.

In brief: Judge deals setback to Arriva Medical, BioScrip reports earnings


CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Arriva Medical on April 25 lost an appeal seeking to reinstate its Medicare billing privileges, according to news reports.

Short takes: BOC appoints new board members


The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has named Margy Imlay and Richard Todd to its board of directors. Imlay is owner and president of Just Like a Woman, a women’s health boutique in Portland, Oregon.

In brief: Mum’s still the word at CMS, Drive makes buy


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders were still waiting for word from CMS at press time on Friday on how the agency plans to retroactively delay a second round of reimbursement cuts in non-competitive bidding areas.

BOC elects new members


OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The BOC board has elected its 2017 executive committee. Bradley Watson, president of Clarksville Limb + Brace + Rehab in Bowling Green, Ky., chairman; Rod Borkowski, president of Health Essentials in Calif., vice-chairman; Wayne Rosen, owner of W.R.

People: Zacharias, Hizzey


Claudia Zacharias, president and CEO of the Board of Certification/Accreditation, is a 2016 Circle of Excellence Award finalist by Baltimore SmartCEO. Under her watch, BOC has seen its revenue increase nearly 50%.