Joint Commission Revises Hospital and Critical Access Hospital Elements of Performance To Better Align With CMS, Effective July 1, 2022

Published: 03/02/2022

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

In response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) review of The Joint Commission’s (TJC) hospital deeming renewal application, TJC has made changes to elements of performance (EPs) in the Hospital and Critical Access Hospitals accreditation programs, effective July 1, 2022.

The changes will ensure that TJC elements of performance reflect CMS’ regulatory language. Revisions are specific to hospitals and CAH that use TJC for deemed status and several revisions are editorial in

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