CHAP announces CMS approval of 2018 standards

CMS has approved the 2018 standards set forth by the home health accrediting body Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP). CHAP’s 2018 Standards of Excellence for Home Health Providers incorporates the new Medicare CoPs.


All initial and renewing Medicare certified home health providers with site visits on or after January 13, 2018 are evaluated against these standards. The standards also apply to Medicaid providers seeking initial or renewed accreditation in states that require compliance with the CMS home health CoPs.

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