Urgent Care Centers
Community mental health centers
Services supporting recovery
Services supporting resilience
Must be located in the United States or its territories. If outside the United States, must be operated by the U.S. government or under a charter of the U.S. Congress.
Must have a facility license or registration (if required by law) to conduct its scope of services.
Must seek to continually assess and improve quality of care, treatment, and/or services. This should include a review by clinicians knowledgeable in the type of care, treatment, and/or services.
Must identify the services it provides, indicating which care, treatment, and/or services it provides directly, under contract, or through some other arrangement.
Must provide services that can be evaluated by Joint Commission standards.
Personal Care (Non-medical) services
Durable Medical Equipment (includes equipment, orthotics, prosthetics, supplies, respiratory services, complex rehab services)
Pharmacy (infusion, specialty pharmacy, mail order, long term care)
Long Term Acute Care (LTACH)
pecialty (Cardiac, Orthopedic, Surgical)
Laboratories in hospitals, clinics, long term care facilities, home care organizations, behavioral health care organizations, ambulatory sites and physician offices
Freestanding laboratories, such as assisted reproductive technology labs
Blood transfusion and donor centers
Public health laboratories, including Indian Health Service laboratories
Laboratories in federal facilities, such as the Department of Veteran’s Affairs and the Department of Defense
Point-of-care test sites which include blood gas labs providing services to patients in emergency rooms, surgical suites, cardiac catheterization labs, and in other patient care areas
Beds licensed by the state as nursing home beds, excluding intermediate care facilities specializing in care for individuals with mental disabilities and other developmental disabilities.
Beds designated as long term care beds under a hospital license, excluding beds belonging to a long term acute care hospital and hospital swing beds.
Beds, units or facilities certified by Medicare or Medicaid as skilled nursing facility beds.
Beds, units or facilities designated as long term care by a governmental entity, such as the Department of Veterans’ Affairs or a state authority.