Joint Commission Unveils New Approach to Nursing Home Surveys

Published: 08/25/2020

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently announced that they are updating their survey protocols for nursing homes. In addition, TJC has implemented a virtual survey process to accommodate nursing homes impacted by the public health emergency.

New TJC Survey Protocols for On-site Surveys:

According to TJC, the following will be incorporated for on-site surveys:

  • Prior to scheduling, TJC will determine the number of COVID-19 cases by county.
  • If an on-site survey is determined to be approp

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