Green Valley Hospice awarded CHAP accreditation

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Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc., has announced that Green Valley Hospice has been awarded CHAP accreditation under the CHAP Hospice Standards of Excellence.

CHAP accreditation demonstrates that Green Valley Hospice meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards. Rigorous evaluation by CHAP focuses on structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources and long-term viability. Through CHAP accreditation, Green Valley Hospice is also certified as a Medicare provider.

“We are very pleased that Green Valley Hospice chose CHAP accreditation,” said Terry A. Duncombe, CHAP president and CEO. “Voluntarily selecting to achieve CHAP accreditation and meeting our high standards of excellence demonstrates Green Valley Hospice’s commitment to quality.”

Green Valley Hospice provides a variety of hospice services to patients and their families in Placer County, Sacramento County, Yolo County and surrounding areas.

CHAP is an independent, not-for-profit, accrediting body for community-based health care organizations. Through “deeming authority” granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CHAP has the regulatory authority to survey agencies providing hospice services to determine if they meet the Medicare conditions of participation and CMS quality standards. CHAP’s purpose is to define and advance the highest standards of community-based care.

For more information, call Najmeen Sherazee at Green Valley Hospice at 757-6810.