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From the AHAP Blog: Waived Testing prepub standards posted

Accreditation Insider, June 12, 2012

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The Joint Commission has released prepublication standards for a revision to the Waived testing chapter, specifically WT.04.01.01.

This standard requires healthcare organization to perform quality checks for waived testing on each procedure. The standard is effective immediately for the following programs:

  • Ambulatory
  • Behavioral
  • Hospital
  • Home Care
  • Laboratory
  • Long Term Care
  • Long Term Care (Medicare/Medicaid Certification-Based)
  • Office-Based Surgery

To read the prepublication standards, visit The Joint Commission’s website.

Visit the AHAP blog for more.



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