BC Advantage - 2019 Issue 9
Joint Commission and the Value of Accreditation
Around the world accreditation is used to assure a high baseline level of healthcare quality. In the United States, accreditation is a multi-million-dollar industry without any sign of slowing down because it's compulsory for federal payments and a marketing necessity in an increasingly competitive landscape.It's no secret that healthcare organizations in the United States depend on revenue. Funding is complex and comes from various plans including the major federal contributors of Medicare and Medicaid. In order to receive federal payments from Medicare or Medicaid programs, a health care organization must meet the government requirements for program participation, including...
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