Department of Social Services
Family Support Division
PO Box 2320
Jefferson City, Missouri
TO: ALL FAMILY SUPPORT OFFICES
FROM: REGINALD E. McELHANNON, INTERIM DIRECTOR
SUBJECT: JOINT COMMISSION ON THE ACCREDITATION OF HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS (JCAHO) APPENDIX C UPDATE
MANUAL REVISION: #92
The purpose of this memorandum is to inform staff of changes made to the JCAHO facilities Appendix C in the Medical Assistance for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (MHABD) Income Maintenance Manual.
Appendix C has been updated to include the JCAHO web address with instructions on how to locate an accredited facility, and find information to determine whether the facility provides inpatient psychiatric services for individuals under the age of 21.
- Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.
- Use Appendix C when processing JCAHO cases.