April 2019 Facilitator

Medicare Corner: Understanding DMEPOS Surety Bonds
As a follow-up to our surety bonds article in the last issue of the Facilitator, we asked AOPA’s Devon Bernard, to share his knowledge and expertise about surety bonds.
Surveyor Notes: A Closer Look at Patient Record Standards PR.6.1 and 6.1.1
It is important to review any new medical record requirements to ensure that your records reflects the use and need for the device accurately.
Featured Standard – HR.6: Privileging Certified or Licensed Staff
The practice of privileging non-credentialed caregivers was eliminated. ABC’s Orthotic, Prosthetic and Pedorthic Scope of Practice was updated to change individuals privilege to provide patient care.
Change of Ownership – How it Affects Your Accreditation
As your business changes, so might your business or ownership structure. It is imperative that you know how this change may affect your facility accreditation.