Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro Completes Reaccreditation with ACHC
August 19, 2016
(GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA)—Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG) proudly announces its award of reaccreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for hospice and home health with recommendation for continued deemed status. The services approved are hospice care services and hospice inpatient care services effective September 23, 2016 through September 23, 2019. The home health services approved are home health aide services, medical social services, physical therapy services and skilled nursing services effective January 1, 2017 through January 1, 2020.
“By achieving ACHC accreditation, HPCG demonstrates its commitment to delivering the highest quality of products and services by complying with ACHC accreditation standards and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation (CoPs),” said Matthew D. Hughes, director of business management and customer service at ACHC.
Accreditation is a voluntary activity where health care organizations submit to peer review of their internal policies, processes and patient care delivery against national standards. ACHC, a private, nonprofit corporation certified to ISO 9001:2000 standards, was developed by homecare and community-based providers to help companies improve business operations and quality of patient care.
“On behalf of the board of directors, staff and volunteers of HPCG, I am proud that our organization has again received this high honor and has been recognized by ACHC, a national accreditation body. It demonstrates that we continuously strive for excellence and we have achieved compliance with rigorous national quality standards and requirements for hospice, home care and inpatient hospice services” said Pat Soenksen, HPCG president and CEO.
HPCG, a nonprofit organization serving Guilford County and surrounding areas since 1980, is situated on a 14.75 acre campus at 2500 Summit Avenue. HPCG provides physical, emotional and spiritual support for children and adults faced with a life-limiting illness, as well as their caregivers and families. For more information, call 336.621.2500 or visit www.hospicegso.org.