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Title
Approval of Deeming Authority of the Joint Commission for Psychiatric
Memo #
11-26-AO
Posting Date
05/06/2011
Fiscal Year
2011
Summary
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has approved the Joint Commission as a national accreditation program for psychiatric hospitals seeking to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. This approval provides psychiatric hospitals with an accreditation option which previously did not exist.
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