ACHC to Hold Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty Accreditation Workshop in Cary, NC

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ACHC will hold three separate accreditation workshops for hospice, home health, and private duty at its headquarters in Cary, NC on November 11, 12, and 13, 2014.

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ACHC will hold three separate accreditation workshops for hospice, home health, and private duty at its headquarters in Cary, NC on November 11, 12, and 13, 2014. The workshops will educate healthcare providers on the requirements needed to achieve and maintain compliance with ACHC Accreditation Standards. The workshop will be instructed by leading industry expert, Lisa Meadows, ACHC Clinical Compliance Educator.

“We are thrilled to offer a broad spectrum of educational resources to our providers who are interested in initial or renewal accreditation with ACHC,” said Teresa Harbour, ACHC Interim Director, Home Health, Hospice, Private Duty, and Behavioral Health. “ACHC is committed to offering accreditation services that meet the specific needs of the hospice, home health, and private duty communities, and to reflecting our purpose and mission as an accreditation organization that provides the best possible experience to providers.”

As a nationally-recognized accreditation organization, ACHC places great value on continuing education in regard to achieving and maintaining accreditation. As such, workshops are regularly held throughout the year to offer providers the opportunity to familiarize themselves with ACHC compliance requirements. Each workshop provides in-depth training on each step of the accreditation process, specific strategies that can be utilized to prepare for the survey, and ongoing compliance with ACHC standards. Attendees may register for ACHC workshops online by visiting In addition to accreditation workshops, ACHC also offers program-specific resources including ACHC Accreditation Guide to Success workbooks, compliance checklists, and regular multimedia updates.

By achieving ACHC accreditation, home health, hospice, and private duty providers are able to demonstrate their commitment to delivering the highest quality of service by complying with the most stringent national regulations and industry best practices.

ACHC is a not-for-profit accreditation organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. The organization has CMS Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice, and DMEPOS, and a Quality Management System that is certified to ISO 9001:2008 standards. ACHC is the provider’s choice for accreditation because of their personal Accreditation Advisors, relevant and realistic standards, and competitive pricing. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care.

For more information on ACHC’s accreditation programs and educational resources, or to download ACHC Accreditation Standards, please visit or contact them at customerservice(at)achc(dot)org or (855) 937-2242.


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