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Behavioral Health Care/BHC News (Newsletter)/Behavioral Health Care Updates

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12/02/2016
11/22/2016
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Facts about Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

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In 1969, The Joint Commission began accrediting providers of programs/services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and expanded in 1972 to include the evaluation and accreditation of organizations providing mental health and addiction services.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Behavioral Health Care , Accreditation Program

11/18/2016
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Facts about Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) accreditation

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) established an accreditation requirement in federal regulations in 2001 to help opioid treatment programs (OTPs) improve the quality of patient care, treatment and services delivered in the OTP setting.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Behavioral Health Care , Opioids , Accreditation Program

11/18/2016
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Facts about federal deemed status and state recognition

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In order for a health care organization to participate in and receive federal payment from Medicare or Medicaid programs, one of the requirements is that a health care organization meet the government requirements for program participation.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , CMS , Critical Access Hospital , Deemed Status , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program

11/18/2016
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2016 Survey Activity Guide

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Corrected - The August, 2016 release of the Survey Activity Guide for Health Care Organizations included contents regarding California hospital survey activities that were discontinued as of May 2016.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Survey Activity Guide

11/14/2016
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Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to Life Safety Code Update

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently adopted the 2012 editions of the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 101: Life Safety Code®* and NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Nursing Care Center , Life Safety Code

10/31/2016
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R3 Report Issue 8 - New antimicrobial stewardship standard

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Effective January 1, 2017, a new Medication Management (MM) standard, MM.09.01.01, on antimicrobial stewardship will be applicable to accredited critical access hospitals, hospitals, and nursing care centers.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Eating Disorders , R3 Report (Newsletter)

10/18/2016
10/05/2016
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Joint Commission Website E-Alerts

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E-alerts now available for Joint Commission Podcasts - update your subscription to sign up today!

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center

09/26/2016
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Audio Visual files for September 13 webinar: Accreditation - Stepping Stone to CCBHCs

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Webinar replay: topics include the state of integrated care in behavioral health and the evolving role of health homes and Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers, as well as how accreditation can be a useful strategy for organizations looking to create new opportunities in these areas.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Previous Webinar , Mental Health , Behavioral Health Home , Integrated Care Certification

09/14/2016
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Project REFRESH and the Survey Analysis For Evaluating Risk (SAFER) Matrix

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This webinar replay's objective is to educate our customers about the new Survey Analysis for Evaluating Risk (SAFER) matrix, and upcoming improvements to the accreditation process.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Palliative Care , Webinar , Integrated Care Certification , SAFER Matrix

09/12/2016
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Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Home Certification - 2016

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2016 Pricing worksheet for determining the cost of behavioral health home certification.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Pricing Worksheet , Behavioral Health Home

09/07/2016
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Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Care Accreditation - 2016

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2016 worksheet for estimating behavioral health accreditation fees. For any questions, please contact Peggy Lavin at 630-792-5411.

Related Items: Annual Fee , Behavioral Health Care , Cost , Fees , On-site survey fee , Pricing

09/07/2016
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R3 Report Issue 7 - Eating disorders standards for Behavioral Health Care

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In January 2016, The Joint Commission released a set of new Behavioral Health Care (BHC) standards for residential and outpatient eating disorders programs. These standards are designed to improve the quality and safety of care, treatment, or services provided by eating disorders programs.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Eating Disorders , R3 Report (Newsletter)

08/15/2016
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Sentinel Event Data Summary

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Summary Data of Sentinel Events reviewed by The Joint Commission (as of 7/5/2016)

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Sentinel Event Statistics

08/01/2016
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