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 eNews is on vacation

CHAP's eNews- your source for the latest accreditation and industry news is on vacation August 1-13, 2017. We will be back online with news updates and the lastest CHAP educational offerings August 17, 2017. See you then...

July 4th Holiday Hours

The CHAP offices will close early on Monday, July 3rd, at 4:00 PM EDT and will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of the Independence Day federal holiday. The CHAP office will reopen on Wednesday, July 5th, at 8:00 AM EDT. We wish you, your agency, family and friends a safe and happy...

CHAP Staff Update

Beginning at 1 P.M. E.S.T. the CHAP staff will be taking part in an off-site event. We will have limited phone coverage throughout the afternoon. Please email with your detailed request and the best way to reach you to be assisted by the first available...

CHAP Phone System Alert

CHAP is currently experiencing technical difficulties involving our phone system. While you can still reach us by phone, you can also contact your accreditation specialist by email. If you are unsure who to contact you can also reach us at We apologize for the...