Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation


Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation

The Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation (HQAA) is a US not-for-profit health care accrediting body and is an alternative to the Joint Commission. [ [http://www.competingbid.com/docs/accred.pdf Healthcare Compliance Strategies ] ] The organization provides an accreditation option specifically designed with the durable medical equipment (DME).

Headquartered in Waterloo, Iowa, HQAA was developed following passage of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003. It has been awarded Medicare deeming status for DME accreditation. [ [http://www.retailhomecare.com/accreditation.asp Global Media Marketing ] ]

ee also

*Hospital accreditation
*International healthcare accreditation
*List of healthcare accreditation organisations in the USA
*Patient safety
*Patient safety organization

References

External links

* [http://www.hqaa.org/ Official web page]
* [http://216.239.59.104/search?q=cache:TPmDquSNVSkJ:www.thestar-herald.com/business.html+%22Healthcare+Quality+Association+on+Accreditation%22&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=7&gl=uk] Dead link|date=June 2008
* [http://www.vgm.com/consultants/Consultants/HQAA.asp Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation (HQAA)] , by the VGM Group
* [http://www.retailhomecare.com/accreditation.asp Accreditation] , by Global Media Marketing


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