The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has undergone new ownership which will not change the accreditation process. HFAP remains the nation's oldest hospital accreditation organization with CMS deeming authority for hospitals. In this session, participants will explore the most commonly cited deficiencies and learn that waivers and equivalencies are not forever.
Describe how new ownership at HFAP will not change the accreditation process.
Name the most commonly cited standards in the EM/PE/LS chapters.
Explain that waivers and equivalencies are only valid until the next survey.