5 ways ASCs can reap the benefits of accreditation

The Joint Commission outlined several benefits of accreditation, and how ASCs and other organizations can take advantage of accreditation.

Here are the key insights to know:

1. Accreditation provides a competitive edge in the marketplace. Through accreditation, organizations may stand out from the pack by showing their commitment to quality care.

2. Reduces liability insurance costs. By being accredited, ASCs may experience improved access to liability insurance, as well as lower costs.

3. Enhances staff education. Surveyors can provide staff with information about how to improve their practices through professional advice and counsel.

4. Attracts top talent. Accreditation can attract qualified talent looking for employment in an accredited organization.

5. Insurers and third party recognition. For some, accreditation is a requirement for eligibility for reimbursement from payers, or for participating in contract bidding or managed care.

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3 things for ASCs to know about federal deemed status, state recognition
The Joint Commission offers 5 actions for creating a safe reporting culture
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