Instill Community Confidence

Achieving accreditation is a visible demonstration to patients and the community that your organization provides the highest quality services. By going through a third-party evaluation, your hospital is looking to provide the best care possible, so important since critical access hospitals are frequently a huge pillar in a community.

Recognitions for Quality and Reimbursement

As the role of valued-based contracting increases, states, insurers and payors trust in Joint Commission accreditation as a quality metric to allow payment approval, network participation and contract or licensure eligibility.

Structure for Operational Excellence

Our standards form the basis of an objective evaluation process that helps critical access hospitals measure, assess and improve performance. Joint Commission standards and tracer methodology focus on important patient care and organization functions that are essential to providing safe, high quality care.

Timely Support

We walk the journey with you. The Joint Commission offers unmatched support throughout the accreditation process to ensure you stay on track. Benefit from dedicated personnel, customized tools and a wide variety of educational resources.