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Accreditation

Consultants

Accreditation consultants have an excellent knowledge of CMS Quality and Supplier Standards and BOC Accreditation Standards. Disclaimer: BOC offers information from consultants as a resource only. The use of one of the consultants listed does not guarantee a satisfactory BOC accreditation decision.

Advanced Consulting Concepts Corp.

Offers an accreditation preparation program with policies and procedures, relative documents, and supporting data collection logs. DMEPOS in-service training classes are also available.

  • Contact: Belkis Alvarez
  • 305.222.1111
AMA Quality Consulting, Inc.

Helps DMEPOS, home health, and healthcare professionals obtain state and federal licensing and accreditation.

Brown & Fortunato, P.C.

Represents DMEPOS companies, pharmacies, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies and assists with business needs including accreditation survey preparation.

Consultants PRN

Offers policy packages to meet accreditation requirements and prepares DME/O&P facilities for accreditation.

RJ Hedges & Associates

Helps facilities stay compliant, pass audits and inspections, and earn Medicare accreditation.

Vianna Zimbel Consulting

Provides products, services, and support programs to assist companies through the accreditation process.

Webb and Associates

Offers consulting services focused on Medicare compliance and audits, strategic planning, and DMEPOS accreditation.

  • Contact: Anita Kaye Webb
  • 502.541.5678
Allied Management Solutions

Utilizes industry best practices, develops quantifiable outcome measurement tools, and provides an ongoing focus promoting innovation.

  • Contact: Joel Segar
  • 423.463.0160
Capital Healthcare Group

Provides healthcare consulting assistance including accreditation preparation and survey follow-up.

Consultants PRN

Offers policy packages to meet accreditation requirements and prepares DME/O&P facilities for accreditation.

Hamon's Compliant Consultants

Assists DME companies with accreditation readiness, operations, and business-related services.

  • Contact: Vivian Hamon
  • 918.756.2343
Immanuel Medical Billing Service, Inc.

Helps medical equipment companies and pharmacies become accredited, offers professional healthcare consultations, and provides medical billing services.

  • Contact: Donna Nam
  • 213.254.7103
Medical Auditing Solutions, LLC (MAS)

Offers healthcare billing compliance, HIPAA privacy, and due diligence audits and provides updates of medical claims billing requirements.

Millennium Management Services (MMS)

Focuses on creating solutions for accreditation and provides consulting for billing process reviews and risk management.

The Mobility Consultants

Offers a comprehensive resource for mobility reimbursement and regulatory compliance issues.

Premium Consulting

Specializes in licensing, accreditation, and compliance of healthcare companies.

R&R MedHealth Consulting, LLC

Guides and educates providers through the licensing process and assists companies with maintaining compliance.

T&T Pharmacy/DME Consulting, Inc.

Provides guidance, in-depth analysis and training in the home care industry.

  • Contact: Trephene Brown
  • 754.245.8883
Complete Business Solutions

Offers a full-service, hands-on approach to all areas of practice management, including accreditation.

O&P Education

Offers distance-learning opportunities with annual training on HIPAA, hazard communication, infection control, and corporate compliance; provides competency classes and continuing education for O&P.

O and P Study and Reference Guides, LLC

Provides training in bloodborne pathogens specific to O&P and documentation forms for the facility to help meet facility standards.

  • Contact: Susan Schulte
  • 410.266.1671
Quality Outcomes

Meets CMS performance improvement requirements for accreditation and allows an organization to be compliant with each of the deemed accrediting organization’s requirements.

Certification

American Association of Breast Care Professionals (AABCP)

Focuses on national advocacy for post-mastectomy professionals as the only post-mastectomy association in the U.S.

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American Breast Care (ABC)

Offers mastectomy training programs for ABC-manufactured post-mastectomy products.

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Amoena

Manufactures products for post-breast surgery care, including prostheses, bras, and post-surgical products.

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Anita

Manufactures breast prosthetics and teaches the art and science of fitting post-mastectomy survivors.

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Bfrin (Being Fitted Right Is Necessary)

Focuses on post-mastectomy care and education for medical professionals and breast cancer survivors.

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Jodee

Provides a large selection of post-mastectomy bras and educates patients on bra fitting.

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Nearly Me Technologies, Inc.

Focuses on women's health care by offering U.S. made products for mastectomies around the world.

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O&P Education

Offers entry-level courses on the scope of care provided by certified orthotic fitters and certified mastectomy fitters. Part of the course is available online.

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Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (OSUIT)

Teaches students about the design, fabrication, and fitting of prosthetics and orthopedic devices.

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St. Petersburg College

Offers O&P training and is the largest provider of continuing education for healthcare professionals among all Florida state colleges.

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Trulife

Specializes in the development, manufacturing, and education of products relating to breast care, orthopedics, prosthetics, and pressure care.

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Bauerfeind USA, Inc.

Manufactures braces and supports for the orthopaedic and sports medicine industry.

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Breg, Inc.

Provides products, services, technology, and consulting to improve the quality and lower the cost of the orthopedic episode, from treatment to pre- and post-surgery.

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CFS Allied Health Education

Provides entry-level orthotic fitter education courses as well as pedorthic entry-level and continuing education opportunities.

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Kassel Group, Inc.

Provides educational resources to healthcare providers in the O&P industry, the DME field and other allied healthcare segments. Part of the course is available online.

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O&P Education

Offers entry-level courses on the scope of care provided by certified orthotic fitters and certified mastectomy fitters.

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Ossur

Helps to further the level of education and quality of prosthetic and orthopaedic knowledge among professionals, patients, and their families.

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St. Petersburg College (Trulife Orthotic Fitter's Course)

Offers O&P training and is the largest provider of continuing education for healthcare professionals among Florida state colleges.

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Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC)

Offers orthotic fitter and mastectomy fitter pre-certification and CE courses through its O&P Technology Program.

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American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP)

Promotes educational and professional excellence and supports the mission of practitioners to provide quality service to patients needing O&P devices.

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American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare)

Supports providers who serve patients requiring home medical service for medical equipment, therapies, services, and other supplies.

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American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)

Supports orthopaedic surgeons who specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of injuries, diseases, and other conditions of the foot and ankle.

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American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA)

Raises awareness of the O&P industry and participates in legal and governmental discussions and policy making that impacts the industry.

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International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO)

Provides a platform for the exchange and communication on the science, practice, and education associated with prosthetic and orthotic care, rehabilitation engineering, and related areas.

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The National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists (NAOT)

Focuses on the continued educational development of orthopaedic allied health care professionals who specialize in casting, splinting, and bracing.

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Pedorthic Footcare Association (PFA)

Helps pedorthists expand their knowledge in order to better manage and alleviate problems caused by disease, overuse, or injury.

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Pedorthic Footcare Association (PFA) - Canadian Chapter

Upholds, monitors, and supports the competent and ethical practice of its Certified Pedorthist members.

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Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)

Supports the development, dissemination, and utilization of knowledge and practice of rehabilitation and assistive technology in order to achieve the highest quality of life for all citizens.

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General

International Paralympic Committee (IPC)

Organizes the winter and summer Paralympics Games and enables athletes to achieve sporting excellence at all levels.

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Orthotic and Prosthetic Assistance Fund (OPAF)

Provides sports programs for O&P users, facilitates the education of O&P professionals, coordinates support for Paralympic Games, and raises public awareness.

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360 Orthotics and Prosthetics

Sponsors an online O&P community for sharing information, educating others, and providing news on the latest technology.

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HME Business

Features news, legislative updates, product and technology reviews, and education about the business aspects of the in-home medical equipment industry.

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HME News

Covers topics affecting the home medical equipment industry and serves as a forum for provider experiences and opinions.

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inMotion

Showcases articles written by providers in the orthotics, prosthetics, and rehabilitation field, highlighting technology news and products.

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Lower Extremity Review (LER)

Delivers news and research to practitioners responsible for lower extremity care, including orthotists, prosthetists, and pedorthists.

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O&P Almanac

Features information on current issues and events in the industry, advice from experts, product showcases, and services available to the O&P industry.

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O&P Edge

Features research, trends, and resources for the O&P field and products and services available to practitioners.

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Orthopedics Today

Covers O&P industry news ranging from the impacts of healthcare regulation and industry trends to product and service reviews.

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American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare)

Works to preserve and strengthen access to care for patients who require medical care in their homes, including DME and HME devices.

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American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA)

Advocates for the O&P profession and provides guidelines for contacting state representatives about the impact of legislation on practitioners.

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Cailor Fleming Insurance

Offers discounts on liability insurance to BOC-accredited businesses and BOC-certified practitioners who own or manage facilities.

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Serves as the official CMS resource for DME suppliers, including information on the enrollment process, billing and payment, competitive bidding, and other related topics.

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Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (HEAT) Provider Compliance Training Videos and Audio Podcasts

Offers free videos and audio podcasts covering major health care fraud and abuse laws, the basics of health care compliance programs, and compliance issues.

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National Association for the Advancement of O&P (NAAOP)

Advocates for the O&P profession and provides resources to follow important legislation.

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National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE)

Promotes education and raises the standard of education in the O&P field.

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Orthotic Prosthetic Group of America (OPGA)

Provides a resource and platform for independent O&P practitioners to communicate about operating a business and treating patients.

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Wound Care Information Network

Provides wound care education to patients, clinicians, and hospital administrators.

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Wound Care Institute, Inc. (WCI)

Promotes advancement in wound care and diabetic foot care through educational seminars and research reviews.

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Essentially Women (EW)

Offers EW members discounts on mastectomy products and opportunities to expand and enhance knowledge through educational programs.

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MED Group

Helps HME providers by providing business solutions and information that can lower purchasing costs for equipment, healthcare, technology, and other supplies.

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PartnerShip®

Offers BOC-certified individuals and BOC-accredited businesses significant discounts on select FedEx® services.

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VGM Group

Provides business services and solutions to those in post-acute care, including O&P providers, complex rehab, and HME.

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AgingCare

Provides support, education, product information, and resources to caregivers of the elderly through an online community.

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Amputee Coalition of America (ACA)

Supports individuals who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences.

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American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Works to improve the lives of those living with diabetes through research, service, and practice.

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Arthritis Foundation

Strives to improve the health and overall well-being of those living with arthritis.

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Cerebral Palsy Group

Provides free support and useful resources to individuals and families who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

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The Foot Health Network

Provides information about foot disorders, including causes, concerns, and recommended products.

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Mobility Saves

Offers resources that support patients and professionals in advocating for the benefits of O&P care.

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National Association for the Advancement of O&P (NAAOP)

Focuses on educating the public and promoting public policy in the interest of the O&P patient.

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