Joint Commission Highlights Requirement for Addressing Ethical Issues

Published: 05/31/2023

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Behavioral Health - Outpatient,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that as of August 27, 2023, an update will be effective for the Leadership requirement LD.04.02.03. The update is not adding any new requirements but is intended to reinforce expectations for the following accredited healthcare organizations:  

  • Hospital
  • Critical Access Hospital
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Behavioral Health Care and Human Services
  • Home Care
  • Laboratory
  • Nursing Care Center

EP 1 for standard LD.04.02.03 requires organizations to “d

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