This is a collection of CHAP resources to help guide you through the accreditaion proscess.
CHAP Accreditation Process: MissouriUpdated step-by-step guides for agencies seeking accreditation in Missouri.
CHAP Accreditation Process: FloridaUpdated step-by-step guide for agencies seeking accreditation in Florida.
CHAP Accreditation ProcessUpdated step-by-step guide for agencies seeking accreditation.
Your CHAP Site Visit: What happens now?This PDF version of the Your CHAP Site Visit: What happens now? brochure provides information to guide your organization through the CHAP Site Visit and beyond.
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Demystifying the Plan of Correction
So you need to write a plan of correction, not to worry, we are here to help! This 30 minute anytime learning module is ready when you are and will give you guidance for completing your organizations plans of correction in LinQ as well as walk through what's next. At the conclusion of the online learning the participant will be able to:
The OIG's Work on Hot Topic Issues in Home Health and Hospice
On December 3, 2015 CHAP recorded a live webcast, available now on demand featuring an interview with Nancy Brown, Senior Council from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG).
CHAP Accreditation Intensive-November 10, 2016
This in-person session will be a deep dive into CHAP Accreditation! We will walk through the CHAP accreditation process from application to accreditation. This will include a review and discussion of the CORE Standards of Excellence with a focus on the most frequently cited deficiencies and how to avoid them. The day will include breakout sessions to take a closer look at the standards for the specific service lines of Home Health, Hospice, Pharmacy and HME. We will also examine samples of specific Performance Improvement Projects that can help you prepare for accreditation and beyond. This one-day session will include interactive participation by the attendees and senior level CHAP Staff as well as time for one on one interactions with your Director, Accreditation and Accreditation Specialist.
CHAP Consultant Training - November 11, 2016
This is a half day workshop add on to the Accreditation Intensive is designed specifically for accreditation consultants. Participation in both are required for completion of consultant training. This morning session will dive deeper into the unique questions of the accreditation consultant and additional resources provided by CHAP staff.
Emergency Management Fundamentals for Home Care ProvidersIncludes a Live Event on 09/21/2016 at 2:30 PM (EDT)
Home care providers have an awesome responsibility in taking care of frail, sick and disabled people at home. Part of a home care provider’s case management and safety assessment should include emergency preparedness planning, education and coordination of services for every patient. This program will provide attendees with an overview of the components of an emergency preparedness plan for home care agencies. It will also include valuable emergency management resources, components of an emergency preparedness training program and lessons learned from recovery efforts after a natural disaster impacted communities, agencies and residents in the entire state of New Jersey.
Partners in Caring: Performance Standards for the Advancement of Community-Based Palliative CareIncludes a Live Event on 11/16/2016 at 2:30 PM (EST)
Improving your Ability to compete and partner In the MarketIncludes a Live Event on 12/07/2016 at 2:30 PM (EST)
CMS Moratoria Live Q&A
During this question and answer session, CHAP staff will discuss CMS’s recent extension and expansion of moratoria on initial home health agencies in Florida, Illinois, Michigan and Texas, as it pertains to CHAP partners in the affected areas that are in the process of seeking accreditation.
HIPAA, HITECH, and CHAP Standards - Practical and Pragmatic Approaches To Protect Patient Information
As information technology has advanced over the course of the past decade it has played a more important role in the healthcare landscape. While it has helped to advance how records are kept and patients are cared for it has also created new challenges in compliance. Additionally, agencies are facing an increased number of external threats to patient privacy. During this presentation, our expert speakers will discuss the challenges in protecting patient privacy in an increasingly digital world. They will report how HIPAA, HITECH and best practices are addressed in the proposed CHAP Standards of Excellence. In addition, you will hear about tips and tools to help provide appropriate privacy and security to the clients and patients you serve.