Achieve Successful Survey Outcomes

Reduce Organizational Stress

Focus and Prioritize Survey Preparation

Build Your Internal Expertise

Behavioral Healthcare Consulting for Accreditation and Compliance

Barrins & Associates helps you manage the challenges of accreditation and regulatory compliance. See how our 30-plus years of expertise in the behavioral healthcare industry can benefit you.

We provide you with behavioral healthcare consulting, including proven survey preparation and continuous survey readiness services to help you achieve successful outcomes on TJC and CMS surveys. We also assist behavioral healthcare organizations seeking initial TJC accreditation.

Joint Commission Survey Preparation

  • Education and Training
  • Gap Analysis
  • Mock Surveys
  • Customized Survey Preparation
  • Life Safety/Environment of Care Reviews
  • Survey Management Coaching

Joint Commission Continuous Survey Readiness

  • Unannounced Mock Surveys
  • Educational Webinars
  • Monthly E-Newsletter
  • Off-Site Support
  • Post-Survey Technical Assistance

CMS Compliance Support

  • Training on CMS CoPs and Interpretive Guidelines
  • Consultation on Integrating CMS and TJC Requirements
  • Technical Assistance with Response to CMS surveys
  • Mock CMS surveys

Today’s landscape of behavioral healthcare accreditation and regulatory compliance is increasingly complex. To navigate that landscape, you need behavioral healthcare consulting from a firm with proven expertise in behavioral healthcare compliance management.

Our team includes consultants who are former senior leaders of behavioral healthcare organizations and former TJC and CMS surveyors. They bring years of both operational and consulting expertise and put it to work in your organization. Watch them partner with your team to achieve successful survey outcomes and improve the quality of care you deliver!

The Joint Commission

TJC Accreditation and CMS Compliance is Our Specialty

100% Success Rate for TJC Initial Accreditation

19-Year Track Record

More Than 300 Clients Served

CMS Validation Survey: New Process Being Piloted

At the Consultants Forum meeting in Chicago, Joint Commission COO Mark Pelletier announced an interesting new approach  TJC and CMS are piloting. It’s a concurrent validation survey process. This means CMS surveyors conduct their CMS validation survey at the same time...

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TJC Survey Outcomes: 2018 Trends

You just received the TJC survey report for your hospital. You have two Condition-Level Deficiencies, and you’re getting a follow-up survey in 45 days. Of course, you’ll develop your corrective action plans and implement the needed fixes. But your leadership is asking...

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