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Community Health Accreditation Program

Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Utica and Oneida County is a Certified Home Health Agency by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP).

CHAP is an independent, nonprofit, accrediting body for community-based health care organizations, which accredits more than 8,300 sites with a purpose to define and advance the highest quality of community-based care.

Through authority granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), CHAP has the regulatory authority to survey agencies providing home health, hospice and home medical equipment services to determine if they meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation and CMS Quality Standards.