CHAP’s accreditation process is easy and straightforward. Get started immediately with our online tools that remove the guesswork and minimize disruption to your business.

When you get to know and apply our Standards of Excellence, you’ll find you can deliver a better quality of care and run a better business overall. Should you need help along the way, our Accreditation Services Team is available.

Achieving CHAP Accreditation & Certification Process

STEPS:

  • Go to chapinc.org and click “Apply Now” from the home screen. Please have the following available:
    • Applicable service license (as required by state)
    • Employee ID Number (EIN)
    • National Provider (NPI)
  • Execute contract and pay fees.

STEPS:

  • Executed Contract.
  • Participate in introductory call with your CHAP Accreditation Specialist.
    • Walk through CHAPLinQ.
    • Download standards.
    • Download optional readiness tools.
    • Prepare for Site Visit.
    • Indicate Readiness.
    • Participate in Readiness Call.
    • Engage with Director of Accreditation as needed.
    • CHAP schedules visit.

STEPS:

  • Submit Readiness into CHAPLinQ.
  • Participate in Site Visit.
  • Complete required corrections.
  • Board of Review evaluation of the Site Visit and Plan of Correction as needed.

STEPS:

  • CHAP Board of Review accreditation decision.
  • Receive Accreditation.
  • Access CHAP Media Kit.
  • Pursue ongoing adherence to Standards of Excellence.
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