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ABC offers different accreditation programs tailored to the type of patient care services provided at each of your patient care locations. This program is only for facilities who provide Mastectomy only services (post-mastectomy prostheses and accessories) and these services must be provided by a certified or licensed mastectomy fitter. This program does not include pneumatic compression devices (lymphedema pumps).
If your facility is providing services or items not included with the Mastectomy program, please review our ABC Facility Accreditation Patient Care Guide, which is available on our website.
Remember that you must apply for ABC Accreditation in all of the services provided regardless of whether you are billing CMS or another payer for those services.
The following criteria will help you determine if you are eligible for accreditation. While not a comprehensive list, it covers the basic requirements that you must have in order to be eligible to apply to ABC. The remaining eligibility requirements are identified throughout the Standards and are relevant to specific products and services your organization provides.
Your organization must be:
In addition, you must:
*If the facility is newly established and has a limited patient care history, ABC may determine that a minimum of five complete patient charts per patient care provider is acceptable.