Now in PDF format! The 2023 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Home Care (CAMHC) provides all the official Joint Commission standards, elements of performance (EPs), National Patient Safety Goals®, and other accreditation requirements, including those for the optional Community-Based Palliative Care certification.
Please note: This PDF manual is a digital version of the hard-copy 2023 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Home Care with standards effective January 1, 2023. As such, it is not updated.
Standards, EPs, National Patient Safety Goals®, and Accreditation Participation Requirements effective January 1, 2023
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
Integrated regulatory requirements for home health and hospice deemed status
Survey readiness tools, including compliance prompts, documentation checklists, and action planning worksheets in every standards chapter
Icons to help navigate documentation requirements as well as risk areas
“What’s New” summary of changes
PDF format—printable, downloadable, and accessible
Standards: All home care standards
Setting: Organizations accredited under the Home Care Accreditation Program, including those that provide home health services, personal care and support services, pharmacy services including infusion services and/or mail order and specialty pharmacies, long-term care pharmacies and freestanding infusion centers, durable medical equipment services, and hospice services
Key Audience: Staff working on accreditation, compliance, patient safety, or quality improvement