An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 18,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization?s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
The Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) was created to administer long-term services and supports for people who are aging and who have cognitive and physical disabilities. DADS also licenses and regulates providers of these services, and administers the states guardianship program. DADS began formal operations on Sept. 1, 2004.
The mission of the Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice (TAHC&H) as a non-profit association is to promote quality and economic viability of licensed providers of home and community support services in Texas.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CMS is the federal agency that administers the Medicare program and monitors the Medicaid programs offered by each state.