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BOC establishes achievement award


OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has created Certificant of the Year to recognize an individual for outstanding achievements in service, research and outreach.

Gateway Home Care re-ups with ACHC


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Gateway Home Care has received accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC).

‘AOs are vigilant in looking for fraud’


OWINGS MILLS, Md. – How much of a role do accrediting organizations play in helping to prevent and eliminate fraud, waste and abuse?

Do AOs police fraud?


YARMOUTH, Maine – Accreditation organizations help to prevent and eliminate fraud, waste and abuse in the Medicare program, but it’s not their main job, they say.

RESNA accredits first group of universities


WASHINGTON – Three universities have now earned accreditation with RESNA for their assistive technology and rehab engineering programs: University of Illinois-Chicago, University of Pittsburgh and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

BOC modernizes website


OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation has launched a new and improved website with a modern design at

Accreditation: Go beyond documentation

Q. How can I keep up with documentation be a better company?

A. One of the accreditation requirements is to have and maintain a performance management plan. Although providers provide this documentation at the initial accreditation survey, many fail to implement it after the survey.

Double accreditation for Soleo Health


MCKINNEY, Texas – Soleo Health has announced two accreditations: Home Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission and Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC.

Award highlights BOC’s ‘Sales Distinction’


OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation has won a Stevie Award for Sales Distinction of the Year. It’s BOC’s ninth consecutive award.

Accreditation: Don't get it and forget it

Q. Ow do I prepare for reaccreditation and maintaining my accreditation?

A. DME accreditation needs to be renewed every three years. With the initial accreditation most DME supplies take the time to prepare and get ready for the survey. Many hire the expertise of a consultant and sweat it out waiting for the site survey.