Learn more about the CHAP Standards of Excellence Revision Process.
Learn more about how CHAP is innovating and leading the way in home and community-based care with the CHAP 2014 Strategic Framework.
CHAP and CHAP LinQ featured in Microsoft video case study highlighting Microsoft's Surface Pro
Introducing CHAP LinQ - Linking Innovation and Quality! CHAP LinQ is now live. Find out what your organization needs to know about this exciting launch!
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Get started on the road to CHAP accreditation by applying online today.
Microsoft Video Case Study featuring CHAP and CHAP LinQ highlights utilization of Surface Pro
CHAP offers Home Health accreditation for deemed and non-deemed home health agencies, and accredits more home health providers than any other accrediting organization with deeming authority.
CHAP offers Hospice accreditation for deemed and non-deemed Hospice agencies, and accredits more Hospice providers than any other accrediting organization with deeming authority.
CHAP has full deeming authority from CMS for DMEPOS products and services. Learn more about CHAP Home Medical Equipment accreditation today.
CHAP surveyors are first rate, knowledgeable, fair and focused on what's best for patients
Bonnie Hollenbeck, Chicago, IL, National Director of Operations, CovenantCare at Home
The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT) ACT seeks to standardize patient assessment data, quality measures and resource use measures. It also includes language that was featured in another bill we’ve highlighted – the Hospice Opportunities for Supporting Patients with Integrity and Care Evaluations (HOSPICE) Act.
In a recent issue of the MLN Matters newsletter, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) explain the difference between a National Provider Identifier (NPI) and a Provider Transaction Access Number (PTAN).
CHAP Board member and VNA Health Group President and CEO, Dr. Steve Landers was on hand to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday morning.
September 15-19, 2014 is the Ninth Annual National Health IT Week. A week designated to raise awareness about Health Information Technology’s power to improve the health and health care of patients across the nation.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) met September 11-12 for the first time since early April. Commissioners discussed a variety Medicare issues and policy questions to develop and approve reports and recommendations to Congress.
Recently, Gail Bechtold, RN, from VNA of Somerset Hills – a CHAP accredited agency – was selected as the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year from New Jersey.
Earlier this month, the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging released a new learning tool entitled, “Building Respect for LGBT Older Adults.” The tool was developed by the Administration for Community Living and Administration on Aging to increase awareness of the issues faced by LGBT individuals living in long-term care.
Earlier this month, the Journal of American Geriatrics Society published the results of a study conducted on the effect of home-based primary care (HBPC) over two years at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center. According to the study, MedStar geriatricians found that when medical care for frail elders with advanced illness shifted to the home, total Medicare costs were reduced by 17 percent during the two-year period.
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Imagine…It’s time. Come to AHHC’s Leadership Conference to explore solutions that other leaders have implemented to acquire and sustain agency success! Take the time to renew your enthusiasm, investigate new topics, problem solve, network and hone your leadership skills!
Welcome to the must-attend meeting for the home care industry, the HCAOA Annual Leadership Conference. This year with ever evolving regulations on the horizon, home care providers are facing what is culminating into a "Perfect Storm," a time of dramatic change for care providers across the country. The 2014 Home Care Association of America Leadership Conference is your opportunity to learn about current issues, trends and strategies that will help your organization thrive and become more competitive by acquiring and retaining more customers.Attendees will be immersed in the latest home care innovations, business strategies, practice and methods throughout the conference and have the opportunity to learn from industry leaders in keynote speeches and expert breakout sessions on a range of must-see-topics.
The NAHC Annual Meeting & Exposition consistently draws an audience of 2,000 – 3,000 professionals who have dedicated themselves to serving the needs of the home care and hospice community. Baby boomers are submitting their applications for Medicare and over the next 20 yearsthere will be approximately 4 million baby boomers applying each year. Home care and hospice professionals will be at the forefront of patient care.
NHPCO's 15th Clinical Team Conference and Pediatric Intensive (CTC) will celebrate hospice palliative care's 40 year legacy of excellence in providing compassionate care at the end of life. Those who work and volunteer in the field have significantly improved care for those at the end of life and their families. Hospice palliative care's holistic, compassionate, interdisciplinary approach to care at the end of life has moved upstream and is being incorporated into many healthcare arenas; there is much to celebrate.
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CHAP is glad to welcome Karen Collishaw, CAE, our newly appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Read the full press release here.
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