Accreditation

CMS approves Joint Commission's application for deeming authority

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, February 1, 2010

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The Joint Commission’s hospital accreditation program has been approved for continued deeming authority by CMS through July 15, 2014.

“We are honored that CMS has renewed our deeming authority. This validates their confidence in The Joint Commission, the predominant hospital accrediting body in the U.S,” says Mark G. Pelletier, RN, MS, executive director, Hospital Programs and Accreditation and Certification Services, The Joint Commission.

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