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CHA Comments on Proposed Accrediting Organization Requirements

What’s happening: CHA submitted comments in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed changes to accrediting organization (AO) requirements.   

What else to know: Comments were due to CMS on April 15.   

In the letter, CHA responds to proposals related to: 

  • Definition of “unannounced survey”   
  • Conflict of interest 
  • Revising the AO Survey Validation Program