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News by Topic: Accreditation

Dec 19, 2022 - Announcement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the continued approval of the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) as a national accrediting organization for hospitals that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. The approval period is January 1, 2023 - January 1, 2028.
Source: Federal Register
Dec 7, 2022 - Announcement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of receipt of an application for initial recognition of the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) as a national accrediting organization for critical access hospitals (CAHs) that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. Comments are due by January 6, 2023.
Source: Federal Register