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News by Topic: Accreditation

Nov 9, 2020 - Announcement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of receipt of an application for continued recognition of the Joint Commission as a national accrediting organization for hospices that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. Comments are by December 9, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Nov 9, 2020 - Announcement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of its consideration to grant approval of the National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA) renewal application to accredit health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and preferred provider organizations (PPOs) for Medicare Advantage. Comments are due by December 9, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Oct 21, 2020 - Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approving the Joint Commission for continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs. The approval is effective December 20, 2020 through December 20, 2024.
Source: Federal Register
Oct 16, 2020 - Notice announcing the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has approved DNV-GL Healthcare USA for continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for Critical Access Hospitals that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. The approval is effective December 23, 2020 – December 23, 2024.
Source: Federal Register