About CHAP

ABout CHAP

CHAP is an independent, nonprofit, accrediting body for community-based health care organizations, which accredits nine programs and services. As the oldest national community-based accrediting body with more than 8,300 sites currently accredited, our purpose is to define and advance the highest quality of community-based care.

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.  

Based in Washington, D.C., CHAP is governed by a 16-member Board of Directors.

CHAP is an independent, nonprofit, accrediting body for community-based health care organizations with more than 8,300 sites currently accredited. Our purpose is to define and advance the highest quality of community-based care.

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Office Hours:

     8 AM to 6 PM ET, Mon - Fri

Telephone:

     202.862.3413

Fax Number:

     202.862.3419

General Contact email:

     info@chapinc.org
 

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