Sponsored by AAAHC | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | (847) 853-6060
The views expressed in articles on this channel do not necessarily reflect the views of AAAHC. 

4 Eligibility Criteria for Joint Commission Ambulatory Care Accreditation

Share on Facebook
According to the 2014 Ambulatory Care Accreditation Overview, for an ambulatory care organization to be eligible for Joint Commission accreditation, it must:

•    Offer services addressed by The Joint Commission's Ambulatory Care standards.
•    Provide patient care lasting less than 24 hours.
•    Is in the United States or its territories or, if outside the United States, is operated by the U.S. government or under a charter of the U.S. Congress.
•    Prior to the survey has served a minimum of three patients, with one active patient at the time of survey.

More Articles on Accreditation:

AAAASF Accredits Atlantic Plastic Surgery Center
AAAHC Approved to Accredit Qualified Health Plans
AAAHC Accredits GastroIntestinal Healthcare

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2012. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.


New from Becker's ASC Review

Researchers testing surgical ‘black box’ to reduce errors

Read Now