The United States Department of Defense (DoD) is proposing revisions to the TRICARE regulation, and is inviting comments on the proposal. The purpose of these revisions is to continue to destigmatize and expand mental health services and treatment for U.S. service members and their families.
Beginning July 1, 2016, Joint Commission-accredited behavioral health care organizations that provide outpatient or residential eating disorders programs will have new standards that address many aspects of these programs.
Accreditation by a nationally recognized organization is recommended by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) community certified behavioral health clinics (CCBHCs) regulations. These regulations align well with The Joint Commission’s Behavioral Health Care accreditation and with its Behavioral Health Home certification.
Find out where The Joint Commission's Behavioral Health Care Accreditation staff will be coming up.