Joint Commission Updates Home Care Standards to Align with CMS Requirements

Published: 08/08/2022

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Home Health

The Joint Commission recently announced updates to several home health standards and elements of performance to better align with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements that were issued in a final rule in November 2021.

According to TJC, the revised standards and elements of performance are effective immediately and applicable to home health agencies that use TJC for deemed status.

Changes include:

  • HR.01.03.01, EPs 15, 27 and 30; PC.01.02.05, EP 3 and 5; PC.04.

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