As a recognized leader in Hospice Accreditation, our process provides the guidance and resources providers need to deliver the best patient care.

CHAP understands hospice is delivered wherever a patient calls home, including hospice centers, hospitals, nursing homes, and other long-term care facilities. As a result, we have created an easy way to implement the accreditation process.

The foundation of our program is the CHAP Standards of Excellence, created by providers and for providers. The Standards of Excellence are continually monitored and updated to ensure your facility is employing the most effective and efficient strategies to provide the highest standard of care to your patients and their families.

All of our CHAP Site Visitors, who guide you through the process, are Registered Nurses (RNs) with many years of experience in hospice. They are familiar with the workings of hospice care teams that include physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, home health aides, social workers, and therapists. They also understand the challenges of working with this special group of patients and weave the standards of our accreditation program into your facility’s protocols as seamlessly as possible.

Who Should Apply?

CHAP Accreditation is the premier accreditation option for both deemed (Medicare-certified) and non-deemed hospice organizations that provide care directly to patients.  Licensure requirements for hospice 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 up of four 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.

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