Welcome! Closer Look at AT Exchange Programs. Carolyn P. Phillips Georgia Department of Labor – Tools for Life www.passitoncenter.org. Agenda. Introduction – Carolyn Phillips Defining AT Reuse/Reutilization Exploring Liability Issues Policies Procedures Practices We Need Your Help!
Carolyn P. Phillips
Georgia Department of Labor – Tools for Life
Exchange programs should be aware that devices made available for exchange continue to be subject to any warnings, bans, or recalls issued by the FDA. Therefore, a program that facilitates the exchange of a device subject to a warning, ban or recall may be subject to liability.
Address Sanitization Guidelines:
Track Class 1 FDA-Issued Warnings, Bans, or Recalls:
Maintain Business Records of Inventory and Customers:
Comply with Prescription Use Practices:
Report Adverse Events:
Understand and Apply State Statutes and Regulations:
Including - buyers, sellers, donors, vendors, etc.
Privacy? Anonymous e-mail?
Items that can be posted?
Addressing Issues Including – condition of items, warranties, ownership, etc
Shipping/Transportation of Items?
ADAPTED from the “State Plan
Program Review Questions”
Jeremy Buzzell and Robert Groenendaal, RSA
What best describes the type of exchange you operate?
If you indicated that your device exchange is a collaborative among states, identify the states.
What happens when a device is exchanged?
What best describes the policy of the program for charging individuals with disabilities for a device?
(b) Is there evidence that the structure of this activity makes it possible to meet the needs of targeted individuals and entities in most areas of the state?
(c) Is there evidence that the grantee employs safeguards to protect the privacy of users and ensure the integrity of exchanges?
As an atmatch.com Member, you are responsible for determining that listing or buying an item is legal.
1. Alcoholic Beverages2. Drugs and Prescription Medicine3. Firearms, Ammunition and Weapons4. Hazardous Materials5. Real Estate6. Stolen Property7. Tobacco Alcoholic Beverages (Beer, Wine, Bourbon, etc.)
1. Think Safety First!
Adapted from Napolitano -- Logistics Management,
Adapted from Napolitano -- Logistics Management