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Community Healthcare of Texas Awarded CHAP Accreditation

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Fort Worth, TX – March 24, 2021 – Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc. (CHAP) announced that for the ninth consecutive year, Community Healthcare of Texas has been awarded CHAP Accreditation under the CHAP Hospice Standards of Excellence.

CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that Community Healthcare of Texas 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, Community Healthcare of Texas has shown a commitment to excellence,” said Nathan DeGodt, CHAP President & CEO. “This is the ninth year Community Healthcare of Texas has achieved CHAP Accreditation, and we are excited to continue our partnership by offering support in its commitment to providing quality care and continuous improvement.”

Community Healthcare of Texas is the largest not-for-profit hospice and palliative care provider in Texas and has been providing end-of-life care for adult and pediatric patients since 1996. With six office locations and three hospice inpatient facilities, Community Healthcare of Texas serves 25 counties in the Fort Worth, Dallas, and Waco areas.

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 Teresa Harbour, Senior Vice President, Accreditation, at 202.467.1701, or teresa.harbour@chapinc.org.

For additional information about Community Healthcare of Texas, please visit www.CHOT.org or Robin Carter, Chief Strategy Officer, at 817.870.2795 or rcarter@chot.org.

For additional information about Community Healthcare of Texas, please visit www.CHOT.org or Robin Carter, Chief Strategy Officer, at 817.870.2795 or rcarter@chot.org.

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