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Prepublication Standards – Distinct Part Unit Element of Performance (EP) Deletions for EPs that do not Crosswalk to Hospital CoPs

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The Joint Commission is deleting six EPs related to Distinct Part Units (DPU) for critical access hospitals. The deletions are designed to streamline the program so that it addresses only those requirements that crosswalk to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hospital Conditions of Partici

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06/21/2017
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Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to Behavioral Health Care Manual Maintenace - Phase Two

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The Joint Commission has reviewed the Behavioral Health Care accreditation manual and identified a number of standards that required maintenance, such as clarifications to existing language, new elements of performance (EPs), and revisions to notes. This project occurred in two phases; both phases a

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06/21/2017
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Prepublication Standards – New Medication Compounding Chapter in the Home Care (OME) Accreditation Program

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The Joint Commission will implement a new Medication Compounding chapter in the Home Care accreditation program. This chapter will be applicable to all compounding pharmacies that are seeking initial accreditation and triennial re-accreditation.

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06/19/2017
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