Our best-selling ambulatory care accreditation resource is available as a PDF. The CAMAC PDF manual provides you with all ambulatory care standards, elements of performance (EPs), National Patient Safety Goals®, and Accreditation Participation Requirements (APRs) effective January 1, 2023.
Please note: This PDF manual is a digital version of the print Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Ambulatory Care effective January 1, 2023. It will not be updated throughout 2023. Please refer to your E-dition® for any updates.
Standards requirements including the standards, National Patient Safety Goals, and APRs effective January 1, 2023
Standards and EPs for optional Primary Care Medical Home certification
Accreditation process information about Joint Commission policies and procedures and practical survey preparation information on the Early Survey Policy, documentation requirements, standards applicability, and more
Keys to successfully using the manual for survey preparedness
Regulatory requirements for deemed status
Icons to help navigate documentation requirements as well as risk areas
"What's New" summary of changes
Integrated regulatory requirements for ambulatory surgery center deemed status
Standards: All ambulatory care standards
Setting: Organizations accredited under the Ambulatory Care Accreditation Program, including surgery centers, community health centers, group practices, imaging centers, telehealth providers, sleep labs, rehabilitation centers, student health centers, urgent care clinics, and other ambulatory providers
Key Audience: Staff working on accreditation, compliance, patient safety, or quality improvement