OPERF and ABC are proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 OPERF/ABC Student Award for Academic Achievement and Resident Travel Award. Congratulations to these outstanding students and residents!
We Are ABC This year’s report summarizes our activities during this crazy pandemic year. See highlights of our successes and important data on our programs.View the Report.
At the beginning of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, the ABC Board of Directors recognized the potential for a significant impact on all ABC credential holders.
ABC has received numerous requests for information on whether orthotics, prosthetics and pedorthics would be considered an essential healthcare service.
The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics (ABC) and the Amputee Coalition today announced they are partnering to better support, educate, and serve the limb loss and limb difference community.
The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC) is now offering for the first time a combined written examination for practitioner candidates.
Cathy Carter, Executive Director of the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC), has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
ABC strongly supports the actions of CMS and the Justice Department in addressing fraud, waste and abuse in the DMEPOS benefit.
The ABC Board of Directors and Catherine A. Carter, Executive Director, are pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Gleeson as the Director of Recertification (formerly Continuing Education) effective March 11, 2019.
ABC recently held a standard setting meeting of ABC certified therapeutic shoe fitters (CFts) to establish the minimum score to pass the therapeutic shoe fitter certification exam.
The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC) is conducting an extensive survey of ABC orthotic fitters to collect detailed information necessary to develop a new practice analysis of this discipline.
The long awaited consensus document from the CMS workgroup was released on June 13th. The workgroup was created in reaction to the controversial Local Coverage Determination (LCD) released by the DME MAC medical directors in July 2015.
In early May, the DME MAC Medical Directors announced that they were ‘retiring’ the August 2011 Dear Physician letter on lower limb prostheses.
The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC) is seeking nominees for its Board of Directors. The open positions are for Director Members. The positions entail a four-year commitment beginning December 1, 2018.
We will participate in the following events:
The spring continuing education conference will be held live in Bay City, Michigan
Regional scientific symposium in orthotics, prosthetics and pedorthics.
The FAOP annual conference will be held in Orlando.
The Central/Oklahoma event be held live in Tulsa.
The in-person National Assembly in Boston is still scheduled at this time.