Central Fabrication Accreditation Guide

October 2023


Who We Are

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      Thank you for considering ABC for your central fabrication accreditation. The following              information will give you everything you need to know to understand and meet the                      requirements of the standards to ensure that your facility is ready for accreditation. This            program seeks to recognize those central fabrication operations that promote best                      business practices and provide quality items/devices to practitioners in the O&P                          profession. Are you the best at what you do? Prove it with ABC accreditation!

The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC) is an independent, nonprofit, standard-setting organization for the accreditation of orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic practices and the certification of practitioners in these professions. ABC is governed by a voluntary board of directors composed of orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic health care professionals and consumers. In coordination with the board, ABC’s accreditation policies are administered by the Facility Accreditation Committee.

ABC’s mission is to establish and promote the highest standards of organizational and clinical performance in the delivery of orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic services.