Rural Health Clinic Accreditation

Why RHC accreditation and Why The Compliance Team

  • The Compliance Team’s Exemplary Provider® Rural Health Clinic accreditation program is a simplified, yet comprehensive, accreditation process with standards that are founded on what matters most to the patient, Safety-Honesty-Caring®.
  • Our program is education-based. We walk you through our CMS-approved quality standards, step-by-step, so you know what the requirements are and what you need to do to pass the accreditation process. We provide you with checklists to help you gather everything you need and become accredited quickly and easily.
  • Accreditation keeps you at the top of your game. Our RHC accreditation program focuses on ways to stay in compliance so that you can be fully compliant 100% of the time.

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The Compliance Team takes great pride in supporting RHC initiatives through our partnership with the National Rural Healthcare Association and as a corporate member of the National Association for Rural Health Clinics. Accreditation validates your quality and identifies areas in need of improvement that you have not identified yourself.

“Living in such a rural area, and not having a network of providers to share information with, we were really worried about going through the accreditation process. The Compliance Team provided straightforward instructions, and easy access to telephone or online support. The on-site survey was organized, and the surveyors were helpful and knowledgeable. I would certainly recommend them!” – Glenda Close CRT, RCP, Hansford County Hospital District DME, Spearman, Texas

Rural Health Clinic Temporary Expansion Waiver

CMS is waiving the requirements at 42 CFR §491.5(a)(3)(iii) which require RHCs and FQHCs be independently considered for Medicare approval if services are furnished in more than one permanent location. Due to the current PHE, CMS is temporarily waiving this requirement removing the location restrictions to allow flexibility for existing RHCs/ FQHCs to expand services locations to meet the needs of Medicare beneficiaries. This flexibility includes areas which may be outside of the location requirements 42 CFR §491.5(a)(1) and (2) but will end when the HHS Secretary determines there is no longer a PHE due to COVID-19.

Thursday,  October 28 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Webinar: “Swing Bed Certification: Elevating Transitional Care in Rural Communities"

Join Kate Hill R.N., Vice President of Clinic Division, as she shares her insights and expertise on the NEW Swing Bed Quality Certification program, exclusively from The Compliance Team.