ACHC prides itself in being a leader for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supply (DMEPOS) Accreditation. See all of ACHC's DMEPOS Accreditation services below.
Home/Durable Medical Equipment (HME)
HME service is the delivery, set up and/or maintenance of medical equipment and/or oxygen as well as education regarding the use of the equipment.
Clinical Respiratory Care Service (CRCS) CRCS is provided by a licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner, Respiratory Therapist (RT) or appropriate licensed professional. CRCS is on-going hands-on care of the client/patient that may include an assessment, treatment, disease management, and/or education of a respiratory condition.
Medical Supply Provider (MSP) MSP service is the storage and delivery of medical supplies designed to meet the needs of the client/patient requiring products in the home care setting. A physician generally prescribes these supplies. These items provided are usually disposable or semi-durable in nature.
Complex Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Supplier (RTS) RTS service is defined as the application of enabling technology systems designed to meet the needs of a specific person experiencing any permanent or long-term loss or abnormality of physical or anatomical structure or function. The equipment prescribed by a physician, primarily addresses wheeled mobility, seating and alternative positioning, ambulation support and equipment, environmental control, augmented communication and other equipment that assists the patient in performing daily living activities.
Fitter (FS) FS includes orthotic/prosthetic fitting of a variety of products such as diabetic shoes, soft orthotic appliances and post-mastectomy breast prostheses.
Community Retail (CR)
CR service is provided in retail stores that sell prescription medications and commonly used durable medical equipment and supplies to the consumer. These items include:
- DM02 Commodes/Urinals
- DM05 Blood Glucose Monitors
- DM08 Heat and cold applications (sale only)
- M01 Canes and Crutches
- M05 Walkers
- OR03 Orthoses off the shelf
- PD06 Ostomy supplies
- PD08 Tracheostomy supplies
- PD09 Urological supplies
- PE03 Enteral nutrients
- R07 Nebulizer and supplies
- S01 Surgical dressings
- M04 Seat Lift Mechanisms
- OR04 Penile Pumps
- S02 Diabetic shoes/Inserts (Additional standards apply)
- S03 Diabetic Shoes Custom (Additional standards apply)
Community Retail with Diabetic Shoes (CRDS) CRDS service is provided in retail stores that sell prescription medications and commonly used durable medical equipment and supplies to the consumer with the addition of providing diabetic shoes.