Joint Commission Announces Revised Requirements for Home Health Agencies, Effective Immediately

Published: 04/08/2022

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Home Health

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that seven elements of performance (EPs) within their Home Health Agency (HHA) Accreditation Program have been revised in order to better align with Centers for Medicare ad Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements that were published in November 2021.

The revisions are effective immediately.

Revisions are applicable to HHAs using TJC for deemed status and include:

  • HR.01.03.01, EPs 15, 27 and 30 have been revised to address supervision of the home

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