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Behavioral Healthcare Compliance for TJC and CMS: Updates and Resources

In today’s dynamic regulatory environment, up-to-date information and resources are critical for ongoing regulatory compliance. Our team will help you stay on top of TJC and CMS behavioral healthcare compliance updates so your organization can ensure continuous regulatory readiness.

See behavioral healthcare compliance posts below from our recent newsletters and access our newsletter archive and behavioral healthcare industry links.

Joint Commission Standards: New Substance Use Treatment Requirements

Joint Commission Standards: New Substance Use Treatment Requirements

Heads up! Does your organization provide treatment to individuals with addictions? If so, the new Joint Commission standards for substance use disorder treatment apply to you. The new requirements became effective July 1st in the Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program. They’re applicable to organizations providing care, treatment, or services to individuals with addictions.
We queried the TJC Standards Interpretation Group to determine …

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Joint Commission Surveys: Infection Control Focus

Joint Commission Surveys: Infection Control Focus

As we know, regular Joint Commission surveys are resuming in June. Thus, as you ramp up your survey readiness, it’s important to focus on areas that will be a high priority for TJC. Clearly, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, infection control will be one of those high priority areas. TJC Behavioral Health leadership confirmed this during the recent COVID-19 Webinar Q & A for Behavioral Health Care. So, what can you do to be survey-ready in this area?

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