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BOC offers three certification exams online

June 3, 2020HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Board of Certification/Accreditation has launched a new remote proctored testing option, allowing candidates to complete their exams online and earn certification. Delivered by BOC test partner PSI, the remote proctored testing option allows candidates to take their orthotic fitter (COF), mastectomy fitter (CMF) or DME specialist (CDME) certification exams from a location of their choice. “Live, remote proctored testing gives candidates the opportunity to take exams...

BOC, certification, dme, mastectomy, online education, Orthotics, remote testing


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Sen. Duckworth visits mastectomy boutique

October 10, 2019HME News Staff

CHICAGO - Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., met with breast cancer survivors during a visit to the Second Act Mastectomy Boutique here. Duckworth is the lead sponsor of the Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act, S. 562, a bill that would expand Medicare coverage to include custom breast prostheses for women recovering from mastectomy surgery. During the event, Duckworth heard from several breast cancer survivors, some of whom have had access to custom prostheses through private payers but have been denied...

breast cancer, H.R. 1370, mastectomy, S. 562, Sen. Tammy Duckworth


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Women's health providers see growth

October 16, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - With many O&P providers rethinking whether or not they want to offer post-mastectomy services, women's health providers are picking up the slack.Casey Bolt says business at For Every Woman has grown steadily since it opened in 2013, but the biggest boost has come from local O&P providers opting out of the mastectomy biz.“I think they are having to take a closer look at product categories and where the money is,” said Bolt, manager of women's health services at the Greenville,...

mastectomy, o&P, Women's Health


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BOC discounts for Essentially Women

May 9, 2013HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has announced an agreement with Essentially Women (EW), a group purchasing organization for providers of women's healthcare products and services, whereby EW members receive discounts on BOC products and services, according to a press release. EW members will get a 50% discount off of BOC's three-year facility accreditation fee, which helps providers manage finances, business processes, and human resources, the release noted. As part...

BOC, dme, Essentially Women, hme, mastectomy


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