The Standard

CHAP’s blog, The Standard, is your resource for the latest in home and community-based health care accreditation news.  

Our team is on top of the latest regulatory shifts and policy changes and has insights about how what happens in DC or your state's capital will affect your business. Our analysis will give you the information and clarity you need to prepare for the future of health care. 

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CHAP Goes Red

As February begins, CHAP joins millions of people across the nation in bringing awareness to the problem of women’s heart disease. ...

Season's Greetings

CHAP wishes you, your patients and loved ones a wonderful holiday season. Please note that our offices will be closed at 3.00 pm on December 22nd and will reopen on Tuesday, December 26th...

The Question of TB Testing

The CHAP Standards of Excellence outline various Human Resource (HR) requirements which must be met in order for providers to be in compliance. One of the most frequently cited deficiencies in 2017 is Tuberculosis or TB testing. Agencies fail to complete the new hire and annual TB testing as...

Reduce Regulatory Burden- Rethink OASIS

"OASIS is so much a part of our daily home health process, I would offer that neither providers nor CMS take the opportunity to step back and see the ‘forest’ for the trees. I have had a part in developing that ‘forest’ since 1988. I recommend that we rethink the cost...

CHAP Providers: We are here to help YOU

CHAP knows our providers have been busy providing quality care. We are excited to serve our new and existing partners as their accreditation and education partner. As many are aware, the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) Conditions of Participation (CoPs) take effect January 13, 2018...