Blue Cross to Recognize ABC Certified Pedorthists (C. Peds.)
a cooperative educational effort by the Pedorthic Footcare Association (PFA) and the
American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC)
on an insurance issue brought to our attention by a PFA member in Nova Scotia,
Canada, Medavie Blue Cross has determined that it will recognize ABC Certified
Pedorthists (C. Peds.) for the orthotics and orthopedic shoe benefit, in
effect, grandfathering current C. Peds. practicing in Canada.
C. Peds. who wish to be recognized by Medavie
Blue Cross must register with the insurance carrier before June 30, 2013.
This only applies to C. Peds. in Atlantic and
To register before the June 30,
2013 deadline, visit www.medavie.bluecross.ca.