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Standards Field Reviews

Proposed Revised Requirements for Credentialing and Privileging Standards for Contract Services

Start Date: February 7, 2018
End Date: March 21, 2018

The Joint Commission is revising its credentialing and privileging standards for contract services in the Hospital (HAP), Critical Access Hospital (CAH), Ambulatory Health Care (AHC), Office-based Surgery (OBS), Nursing Care Center (NCC), and the Behavioral Health Care (BHC) accreditation programs. These revisions are being developed to update and clarify the existing requirements.

The Joint Commission is interested in your thoughts about the proposed consolidations. Please access the survey below to provide feedback.

Step 1: Read the Proposed Standards

Note: Prior to submitting your comments, download and review the document(s) below.
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Step 2: Provide Your Comments 

Tell us what you think. You can submit your comments in one of the following ways:

  1. Submit your comments via the online survey, which will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.  

  2. Submit your comments via the online form

  3. Submit your comments via mail. 

The Joint Commission
Department of Standards and Survey Methods
Proposed Requirements for Thrombectomy-capable Stroke Center Certification
One Renaissance Blvd. 
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Comments will be gathered for 6 weeks beginning on 
February 07, 2018 and ending on March 21, 2018.


Contact Kate Kornfeind – Division of Standards and Survey Methods – at (630) 792-5751 or 

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