Revisions for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Requirements

Effective July 1, 2020, The Joint Commission approved new and revised requirements for organizations that participate in the Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement (THKR). The new and revised requirements are designed to improve the safety and quality of services for patients electing to undergo total joint arthroplasty and reflect current recommendations from scientific and professional organizations. The updates cover clinical care, information management, performance measurement, program management, and supporting self-management.

Prepublication Standards - Effective July 1, 2020

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