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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Is your Hospice Non-Compliant?

July 2017, CMS provided notifications to hospice facilities determined to be non-compliant with Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) requirements for 2016. Non-compliance letters were sent by mail and the Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reporting (CASPER) system. The letter identifies...

CHAP Celebrates National Healthcare Decision Day

On Wednesday May 3, 2017, lawmakers and stakeholders gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC to celebrate the 10th anniversary of National Healthcare Decision Day (NHDD). During the event  Ellen Goodman, Founder of The Conversation Project, hosted a discussion featuring Nathan Kottkamp...