Washington, DC (NAHC.org) April 10, 2017
Over the past several months, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and executive members of the Private Duty Home Care Association (PDHCA) have revised and re-crafted our accreditation program for private duty and private pay agencies and the program is now available online.
Accreditation status ensures consumers, communities, and payers that an agency is lawfully organized to provide safe, competent, and accountable care with protocol and ethics measures above and beyond the norm. The accreditation process assesses and awards this integrity status by setting organizational and service delivery standards that enable agencies to measure and evaluate quality and opportunities for improvement.
The accreditation process for an agency entails the submission of documentation and process measures in 11 categories of standards, all of which may now be uploaded and submitted online. The agency administrator will create an account and may log back in at any time to continue the process. NAHC offers two levels of accreditation: Level I, which is an accreditation pathway certification, and Level II, the full accreditation.
For more details, visit the original NAHC accreditation application blog post.