After 50 years of industry experience, CHAP is the recognized leader in Home Health Accreditation, with more Medicare-certified home health providers than any other accrediting body recognized by CMS.

CHAP’s guidance and resources are the proven method providers need to deliver the best patient care.  Our Site Visitors are Registered Nurses (RNs) with a demonstrated track record in Home Health.  Their understanding of the workflows and challenges in Home Healthcare allow them to truly collaborate with your organization.

Site Visitors work with you to implement the CHAP Standards of Excellence for Home Health Providers, created by providers and for providers.  This proven method is practical to implement in a home or community-based care environment and works in tandem with Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) and evidence-based guidelines.

Our Standards of Excellence cover all aspects of Home Healthcare, for both public and private agencies.  They include home aide care as well as occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, medical social work, nutrition counseling, and all other services.

Who Should Apply?

CHAP is the premier accreditation option for both deemed (Medicare-certified) and non-deemed home health organizations that provide care directly to patients. Licensure requirements for home health providers vary by state. If you are interested in the specific requirements for your state, we recommend contacting your local department of health for guidance.

What is the Accreditation Process?

CHAP accreditation is straightforward, relevant, practical and easy to implement.  The process is made up of seven steps that help grow your business while offering the highest standard of care to your patients. Learn more about the CHAP Accreditation Process.

What are the Costs?

Costs for accreditation vary depending on the type of services you provide and how many patients you serve. Request a price quote and schedule a demo to learn more about the value of CHAP Accreditation.

How do I apply?

It is easy to begin.  Simply create an account and complete the initial application here to get started. For more information or assistance with your application, contact us. CHAP Accreditation Specialists are standing by.