Ambassador Health at Home, Inc. Awarded CHAP Accreditation

Ambassador Health at Home, Inc. Awarded CHAP Accreditation

Monday, April 16, 2018

Nebraska City, NE - Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced today that Ambassador Health at Home, Inc. has been awarded CHAP Accreditation under the CHAP Home Health Standards of Excellence. By achieving CHAP Accreditation, Ambassador Health at Home, Inc. has also been deemed to meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation and is certified as a Medicare provider.

CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that Ambassador Health at Home, Inc. meets the industry's highest nationally recognized standards. The rigorous evaluation by CHAP focuses on structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources and long term viability. Simply stated, adherence to CHAP's standards leads to better quality care.

“By achieving CHAP Accreditation, Ambassador Health at Home, Inc. has shown a commitment to excellence,” said Karen Collishaw, CHAP President & CEO. “We are excited to begin our partnership with Ambassador Health at Home, Inc. by offering support in its commitment to providing quality care and continuous improvement.”

Ambassador Health at Home, Inc. provides a variety of Home Health services to patients and their families in Lincoln, Omaha, Nebraska City and surrounding areas. Counties covered by Ambassador Health at Home, Inc. are as follows:  Lancaster, Douglas, Sarpy, Cass, Otoe, Butler, Seward, Saline, Dodge, Saunders, Gage, Washington, York, Johnson, Nemaha, Pawnee, and Richardson.

CHAP is an independent, not-for-profit, accrediting body for community-based health care organizations. Created in 1965, CHAP was the first to recognize the need and value for accreditation in community-based care. CHAP is the oldest national, community-based accrediting body with more than 9,000 agencies currently accredited nationwide. Through “deeming authority” granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), CHAP has the regulatory authority to survey agencies providing home health, hospice and home medical equipment services, to determine if they meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation and CMS Quality Standards. CHAP’s purpose is to define and advance the highest standards of community-based care.

For more information about the CHAP accreditation process, please visit the CHAP website at www.chapinc.org. For additional information on CHAP, please contact Nathan Constable, Senior Manager, Communications and Industry Affairs, at 202.467.1716, or nconstable@chapinc.org.

For additional information, contact Ambassador Health at Home, Inc. at 855-244-2444 or 402-873-8507.