WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 28, 2020)—On March 9, 2020, both the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) issued for display on the ONC website final rules that advance the goals of interoperability of electronic health care records (EHR). On April 22, 2020 these rules went on display at the federal register (FR) and will be published in the FR on May 1, 2020.

The guidelines will aid accreditation-seeking companies adjust to the new regulations.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 9, 2017)—Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) released the 2018 CHAP Standards of Excellence v.1 that will equip home health providers with the tools they need to meet changing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements, which are proposed to go into effect on January 13, 2018.