The Compassus hospice program serving Lamar, Missouri and surrounding communities was awarded Community Health Accreditation Partner accreditation renewal under the Hospice Standards of Excellence. CHAP is a nationally approved accrediting organization that assesses the quality of health care providers.
In achieving CHAP accreditation renewal, Compassus – Lamar has demonstrated it continues to meet the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards for both quality and compliance. CHAP-accredited home health and hospice providers demonstrate compliance with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Conditions of Participation for Medicare Certification and CMS Quality Standards. The rigorous evaluation required focuses on program structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources and long-term viability.
Adherence to CHAP standards leads to better quality hospice care and better business performance. Compassus is committed to achieving CHAP accreditation across the country as a testament to each community-based program’s commitment to quality as a cornerstone of operational excellence. For more information about Compassus – Lamar, please visit compassus.com/Lamar or call (417) 682-3809.