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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CMS Announces Continued Recognition of CHAP

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the continued recognition of the Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP)’s home health accreditation for use by home health agencies to demonstrate compliance with the Medicare home health Conditions of Participation (...

William A. Dombi Named President of NAHC

On February 20, 2018, the Board of Directors of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) announced the appointment of William A. Dombi as the President of NAHC. Mr. Dombi was originally named interim president of NAHC in August 2017 following the passing of NAHC&...

Patient Safety Awareness Week

This week marks the 15th annual Patient Safety Awareness Week, an initiative started by the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF). Patient Safety Awareness Week is time dedicated to raising awareness about patient safety among health care professionals and the public...