• Complete both part of the Assignment as follows:

    • Part I should cover 4–5 pages

    • Part II should cover 2–3 pages

  • Use the Joint Commission website as one source and at least two other sources for your topic — a minimum of three references total.

  • All formatting and references should use APA style.

  • Total of 8–10 pages including the title page and reference page.

Part I

Discuss the following:

• The role of the Joint Commission in accrediting medical facilities

• Which facilities can be accredited?

• What are the goals of the Commission?

• How do existing Joint Commission guidelines impact facilities that are not accredited by the Commission?

• Is it mandatory for organizations to be accredited by the Joint Commission? If not, what impact does not having such accreditation mean in terms of reimbursement?

Part II

• Create a memorandum where:

• You are the administrator of the health information department for a medium-sized facility. You have just been informed by the compliance officer that the Joint Commission will be visiting your facility and will be focusing on your department.

• Begin the memorandum by including information you believe will be important for your personnel to know to prepare for the visit.

• Then, anticipate possible questions that the Commission might have for you in terms of compliance.

• How will you and your department respond to these questions? How will you manage any negative findings during the visit?

• Finally, discuss how current noncompliance findings can be avoided in the future in this memorandum

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