Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services August 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Application by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care for Continued Deeming Authority for Home Health Agencies
Document Number: E8-18971
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
This proposed notice acknowledges the receipt of a deeming application from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for home health agencies (HHAs) that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. Section 1865(b)(3)(A) of the Social Security Act (the Act) requires that within 60 days of receipt of an organization's complete application, we publish a notice that identifies the national accrediting body making the request, describes the nature of the request, and provides at least a 30-day public comment period.