Founded in 1965, Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) was created to recognize the need for and value of home and community-based care standards and accreditation. Today it’s known as an independent, nonprofit organization accrediting these providers.
CHAP is a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)-approved accrediting organization, surveying organizations that provide home health, hospice, and home medical equipment services to establish if Medicare Conditions of Participation and DMEPOS Quality Standard are met and recommend certification to CMS.
Their purpose is to partner with organizations nationwide to advance quality in the delivery of care and services in the home and community. But what does that mean for your organization?
MatrixCare is now CHAP verified for home health, hospice, and age-friendly care. Here are a few ways you and your patients can benefit from this new partnership: