What is CHAP Accreditation?

Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) is an independent accrediting body for home and community-based healthcare organizations. CHAP is an approved accreditor by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services).


CHAP accreditation ensures that a hospice provider meets the Medicare Conditions of Participation, and the hospice upholds the highest industry standards for quality, growth, and compliance. 


CHAP accredited Hospice of Dubuque on February 27, 2024, for a three-year period through February 27, 2027.