ACHC and Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF) Form Partnership

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Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) is excited to announce its new partnership with the Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF). This agreement allows HCAF association members to receive special pricing on ACHC’s Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty Accreditation services, as well as discounts on Accreditation University (AU) educational resources that help prepare HCAF association members for ACHC Accreditation.

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Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) is excited to announce its new partnership with the Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF). This agreement allows HCAF association members to receive special pricing on ACHC’s Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty Accreditation services, as well as discounts on Accreditation University (AU) educational resources that help prepare HCAF association members for ACHC Accreditation.

“ACHC is proud to partner with HCAF in an effort to provide the Florida-based home care providers with relevant standards, best practices, and educational resources,” said Matt Hughes, ACHC Director, Business Management & Customer Service. “We are encouraged by HCAF’s forward-thinking in the development of its association, in support of more than 500 members, and their patients. We are eager to work together through this partnership to offer HCAF members even more benefits.”

HCAF is the premiere trade association for the home care sector in Florida. HCAF, formerly Associated Home Health Industries of Florida, was founded in January 1989 and is a non-profit association dedicated to serving Florida home care providers and their vendors. HCAF provides representation, communication and advocacy for these providers, and provides them the information they need to deliver high-quality, cost-effective services to patients and clients in the home.

“HCAF is thrilled to partner with ACHC. Together with ACHC, we will help more home care providers across Florida gain access to the highest-quality accreditation, improve their businesses, and provide excellent patient care,” said Leanna Norr, HCAF Director of Communications & Government Affairs, “ACHC and HCAF are ready to help more providers thrive under the ever-increasing demands of the Florida home health industry.”

ACHC is a non-profit accreditation organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. ACHC offers nationally recognized accreditation services for home health, hospice, and private duty agencies. The organization has Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice, and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS), and a Quality Management System that is certified to ISO 9001:2008. ACHC’s consultative approach to accreditation is designed to improve the quality of patient care while enhancing business efficiencies through service-specific standards and industry-based best practices. Throughout the entire accreditation process, ACHC is dedicated to delivering the best possible experience.

For more information on ACHC’s Accreditation programs, or to download ACHC Accreditation Standards, please visit http://www.achc.org or contact customerservice(at)achc(dot)org or 855-937-2242.

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