Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-501-0060
Approval of Accrediting Organizations


(1)

An accrediting organization may request approval by the Division to ensure that hospitals meet state licensing standards.

(2)

An accrediting organization shall request approval in writing and shall provide, at a minimum:

(a)

Evidence that it is recognized as a deemed organization by CMS; or

(b)

If the accrediting organization is not a deemed organization under CMS, provide:

(A)

Documentation of program policies and procedures that its accreditation process meets state licensing standards;

(B)

Accreditation history; and

(C)

References from a minimum of two facilities currently receiving services from the organization.

(3)

If the Division finds that an accrediting organization has the necessary qualifications to certify that state licensing standards have been met, the Division will enter into an agreement with the accrediting organization.
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Jun. 8, 2021