Jul 18, 2019

Nantucket Cottage Hospital Receives RHC Exemplary Provider® Accreditation

Contact: Marilyn Bullock, Communications Advisor, or 215-654-9110

July 2019, Spring House, Pennsylvania – Nantucket Cottage Hospital, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, recently received Rural Health Clinic (RHC) Exemplary Provider® Accreditation from The Compliance Team, Inc., the national healthcare accreditation organization based in Spring House, Pennsylvania.

Exemplary Provider accreditation is exclusively offered by The Compliance Team. The Exemplary Provider accreditation process is a comprehensive, continuous quality improvement program in which rural health clinics demonstrate 100% compliance to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) rigorous Conditions for Certification dealing with patient services, infection control, diagnostic tests and pharmaceutical services. The rural health clinic accreditation is valid for a 3-year period.

“The quality of care and compassion for patients is evident in every process and with every provider at the Nantucket Cottage Medical Group Clinic,” said Kate Hill, Vice President of Clinical Services for The Compliance Team.

There are approximately 4,100 RHCs nationwide. As an accredited Rural Health Clinic Exemplary Provider, Nantucket Cottage Hospital demonstrates outstanding patient care practices and compliance to The Compliance Team’s comprehensive Safety-Honesty-Caring® quality standards.

Nantucket Cottage Hospital is a non-profit hospital that has been serving the residents and visitors of the Nantucket community since 1911. Through their affiliation with Massachusetts General Hospital, they offer their patients world-class medical services with the comfort and care of a small, community hospital. Visit the Nantucket Cottage Hospital website for more information.


Formed in 1994, The Compliance Team, Inc. is the nation’s only certified woman-owned, healthcare accreditation organization (AO) to be granted deeming authority by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit Medicare Part A—Rural Health Clinic and Patient-Centered Medical Home clinicians as well as Part B—DMEPOS providers. The firm is also the only AO that offers Exemplary Provider®-accredited status. Each year, The Compliance Team accredits thousands of provider organizations that are based in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. For more information, visit or call 215-654-9110.




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