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Joint Commission seeks comment on total hip and total knee replacement measures

The Joint Commission is still working on six measures for its new advanced certification for total hip and total knee replacement and is seeking public comment up through January 2016.

The Joint Commission began accepting applications for its new program in December and on-site reviews for the program will being in early 2016. The certification is available for hospitals, critical access hospitals, and ambulatory surgery centers already accredited by The Joint Commission.

Update: Program requirements for total hip and total knee replacement advanced certification will go into effect in March 2016

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About the Author: Brian Ward is an Associate Editor at HCPro working on accreditation, patient safety, and quality news.

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