National Payor Recognitions

Large national payors increasingly use Joint Commission Nursing Care Center Accreditation as a quality metric to allow network participation, contract eligibility or higher rates of reimbursement.

NEW for 2021! Joint Commission Accreditation can effectively boost reimbursement for plan participants meeting various quality measures in the following states: CA, CO, CT, GA, IN, KY, ME, MO, NH, NV, NY, OH, VA and WI.

Curious if your payor(s) recognize Joint Commission accreditation? Contact us!

State-Based Recognitions

Florida – Medicaid Reimbursement for Florida’s Prospective Payment System (PPS)

Joint Commission Nursing Care Center Accreditation is a recognized “Quality Credential” helping nursing homes boost their score effectively and efficiently towards greater reimbursement.

Illinois - Network Participation

Certain payors require accreditation of nursing homes for network participation in Illinois.

Massachusetts - Network Participation

Certain payors require accreditation of nursing homes for network participation in Massachusetts.

Ohio – Quality Improvement Project for Ohio Department of Aging State Medicaid

The Ohio Department of Aging recognizes Joint Commission Nursing Care Center Accreditation for its quality initiative that requires licensed nursing homes to participate in a quality improvement project every two years.

Tennessee – Points for TennCare Quality Improvement in Long Term Services and Supports (QuILTSS) 

Nursing homes can earn 10 bonus points by achieving Joint Commission Nursing Care Center Accreditation, placing the facility into one of three quality tiers with escalating reimbursement.

State/Payor Outreach

Learn how we collaborate with states and third-party payors to recognize Joint Commission accreditation/certification for value-based performance initiatives.