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Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Guidelines for the Accreditation of Opioid Treatment Programs

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Recently, SAMHSA issued an update to its 2007 Guidelines for the Accreditation of Opioid Treatment Programs. The Joint Commission conducted an analysis of this update to make certain that Joint Commission standards continue to align with the SAMHSA guidelines.

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Prepublication Standards

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New Prepublication Standards are now available.

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Prepublication Standards – Community-Based Palliative Care Certification Option for Home Care

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The Joint Commission recently approved requirements for a new optional certification product for accredited Home Care Organizations that address palliative care needs outside of the hospital setting. The new Community-Based Palliative Care (CBPC) Certification will be available July 1, 2016.

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