Prior to 2004, the TRs were not generally screened for accreditation
before they arrived in Italy.
The Commission on Accreditation
of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has acquired the Continuing Care Accreditation
Commission (CCAC), an accrediting body founded in 1985 by the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) in Washington, D.
CARF has merged with the Continuing Care Accreditation
Commission (CCAC), formerly part of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA), to review a broad continuum of long-term care organizations.
The report also calls for partnerships with those offering already existing accreditations
if the details can be worked out.
The company acquired full accreditation
for the second consecutive year and received a rare, perfect audit for the new testing facility, The Center for ESD.
Healthcare organizations do, however, have an answer--their own "good housekeeping seals of approval," otherwise known as accreditation
Is the trend toward accreditation
of different areas of expertise good for the profession?
are with National Committee on Quality Accreditations
(NCQA) and the Utilization Review Accreditation
Joint Commission on Accreditation
of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
We are very pleased to have achieved these two accreditations
in addition to the URAC Health Network accreditation
that we received in June of 2005.
Magellan was the first managed behavioral health company in the nation to receive Case Management Accreditation
under URAC standards and holds more URAC accreditations
for Health Utilization Management than any other managed behavioral health care organization.
NCQA awards full accreditations
only to those MBHOs that meet or exceed its rigorous standards for: quality management and improvement; utilization management; provider credentialing and recredentialing; enrollee rights and responsibilities; and preventive health.
indicate that all of EF Educational Tours' international tours and EF Explore America's domestic tours have been recognized for their quality and educational value, meeting rigorous standards, the same as the best schools across the United States.
A list of all Magellan accreditations
can be found on www.
Receiving these accreditations
validates what we already know about Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital - that our doctors, nurses and staff continue to provide high quality medical care to our entire community," said Alan Larson, Mercy Fitzgerald Chief Executive Officer.