DALLAS—Homecare Homebase (HCHB) announced its home-based care software solution is the first to achieve dual verification status from Community Health Accreditation Partner, (CHAP). A non-profit accrediting body for home and community-based health care organizations, CHAP is approved by CMS and is a recognized leader in accreditation for both home health and hospice.
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois–The Joint Commission announced it is eliminating 168 standards, or 14% overall, and revising 14 other standards across its accreditation programs to streamline requirements and make them as efficient and impactful on patient safety, quality and equity as possible. That includes deleting 10 homecare standards and revising one.
The first tranche of standards deletions and revisions by program, effective Jan. 1, 2023, include: