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Home Health CC awarded CHAP Accreditation
Overland Park, KS — July 19, 2017 — Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced today that Home Health CC has been awarded CHAP Accreditation under the CHAP Skilled Nursing Standards of Excellence.
CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that Home Health CC meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards. The rigorous evaluation by CHAP focuses on structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources and long-term viability. Simply stated, adherence to CHAP’s standards leads to better quality care.
“By achieving CHAP Accreditation, Home Health CC has shown a commitment to excellence,” said Karen Collishaw, CHAP President & CEO. “We are excited to begin our partnership with Home Health CC by offering support in its commitment to providing quality care and continuous improvement.”
Home Health CC provides a variety of skilled nursing services to patients and their families in Kansas and surrounding areas.
CHAP is an independent, not-for-profit, accrediting body for community-based health care organizations. Created in 1965, CHAP was the firs
t to recognize the need and value for accreditation in community-based care. CHAP is the oldest national, community-based accrediting body with more than 9,000 agencies currently accredited nationwide. Through “deeming authority” granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), CHAP has the regulatory authority to survey agencies providing home health, hospice and home medical equipment services, to determine if they meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation and CMS Quality Standards. CHAP’s purpose is to define and advance the highest standards of community-based care.
For more information about the CHAP accreditation process, please visit the CHAP website at www.chapinc.org. For additional information on CHAP, please contact Nathan Constable, Senior Manager, Communications, and Industry Affairs, at 202.467.1716, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information, contact Shelley Collins at 913-242-3928.