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 Open Door Forum on new Medicare Card Project

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, requires the government to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. A Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) will replace the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on the new Medicare...