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: