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Why Choose The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission has been driving health care quality improvements in home care facilities for over 25 years. Discover how The Joint Commission can help you achieve or surpass your own business and quality objectives.


From pharmacies to personal care — The Joint Commission serves all areas of home-based services. Learn more about the types of facilities we accredit and the eligibility requirements that must be met by organizations before seeking accreditation.


Here we outline the steps to accreditation and provide an overview of the survey process.


If your home care organization is considering accreditation, you probably have questions about pricing. Find answers to pricing questions here.

Our Standards

Curious to see how your organization measures up to Joint Commission performance standards? Learn more about the requirements for home care organizations and request a free trial version of the standards.

Review Accreditation Options

Whether your organization needs to satisfy licensure, Medicare or payor requirements, improve efficiencies or foster better outcomes, you’ll find a Joint Commission accreditation or certification program to meet your quality and business objectives.

Apply for Accreditation

You’ve confirmed your eligibility, reviewed the performance standards and assessed your readiness for an on-site survey. Now commit to a culture of quality and safety by applying for accreditation.