Los Angeles, CA — February 11, 2019 — Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced today that Five Star Home Health, Inc. has been awarded CHAP Accreditation for another three years under the CHAP Home Health Standards of Excellence.
CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that Five Star Home Health, Inc. meets the industry's highest nationally recognized standards. The rigorous evaluation by CHAP focuses on structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources and long-term viability. Adherence to CHAP's standards leads to better quality care and better business performance.
“By achieving CHAP Accreditation, Five Star Home Health, Inc. has shown a commitment to excellence,” said Barbara McCann, CHAP President & CEO. “We are excited to continue our partnership with Five Star Home Health, Inc. by offering support in its commitment to providing quality care and continuous improvement.”
Five Star Home Health, Inc. is a leading home health care agency in Southern California, providing comprehensive medical care and support for patients with chronic diseases and post-acute care needs. Five Star has been serving patients, clients, and their families with compassionate, quality care in the comfort of their own homes since 2003.
CHAP is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body for home and community-based health care organizations. Created in 1965, CHAP was the first to recognize the need and value for accreditation in home and community-based care with more than 9,000 agencies currently accredited nationwide. Through “deeming” authority granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), CHAP is a nationally approved accrediting organization who retains authority to survey agencies providing home health, hospice, pharmacy, infusion therapy nursing and home medical equipment services, to determine if they meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation and CMS Quality Standards. CHAP’s mission is to define, verify, and advance the highest quality of home and community-based care through its standards, accreditation, education, and research.
For more information about the CHAP accreditation process, please visit the CHAP website at www.chapinc.org. For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-862-3413.
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