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AABCP puts competition, licensing on its agenda

April 20, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

After a decade of offering compliance boot camps, webinars and other educational information for breast health professionals, Rhonda Turner, executive director of the American Association of Breast Care Professionals, is hosting the First Annual AABCP Mastectomy Summit & Expo in Dallas. Turner spoke with HME News about some of the “elephants” that will be tackled at the event, slated for July 6-8.HME News: How is the event coming along?Rhonda Turner: We have around 50 vendors right now,...

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AABCP puts competition, licensing on its agenda

April 20, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

After a decade of offering compliance boot camps, webinars and other educational information for breast health professionals, Rhonda Turner, executive director of the American Association of Breast Care Professionals, is hosting the First Annual AABCP Mastectomy Summit & Expo in Dallas. Turner spoke with HME News about some of the “elephants” that will be tackled at the event, slated for July 6-8.HME News: How is the event coming along?Rhonda Turner: We have around 50 vendors right now,...

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AABCP ups ante

January 24, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

HOUSTON - With all the pink, press and publicity breast cancer gets, you would think post-mastectomy services are well understood.They are not, says Rhonda Turner.“I have had conversations with various insurance officials, referral sources and people in CMS that truly show a lack of understanding,” said Turner, executive director of the American Association of Breast Care Professionals (AABCP). “And lawmaker town halls last fall really highlighted the fact that senators—male...

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Association launches online show

February 27, 2011Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

HOUSTON - Rhonda Turner is taking to the airwaves with a call-in radio show. "We are hoping this is something that is not only going to be fun but will serve as an active tool for women," said Turner, executive director of the American Association for Breast Care Professionals (AABCP). "They will have an ongoing place to call in and talk to experts, or just call and ask questions." Set to launch sometime in February, "The Politics of Breast Care" is a 15-minute broadcast that will air over the...

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Bill lobbies for compression garments

March 10, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - A bill that would require Medicare to cover compression garments and other items used to treat lymphedema began making the rounds in February, but some industry stakeholders say it needs some clarification. Introduced Feb. 23 by Rep. Larry Kissell, D-N.C., the Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Act of 2010, would improve the diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema under the Medicare program. Among other things, the bill, H. R. 4662, seeks to establish Medicare coverage for...

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