Please consider reviewing the Standards Interpretation FAQs page prior to submitting a question.  If you are Joint Commission accredited, click Login and then click "Joint Commission Connect".  Then go to Resources and Tools, Standards Interpretation, and click on the online form link to submit your question.  If you prefer to use this form, please complete Steps 1-3 below:

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Complete the three steps below. In Step 3, only health care organizations accredited/certified by The Joint Commission are included in the list. Step 3 is required if you selected Yes to the Joint Commission accredited question above.
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If you DID NOT find the name of the health care organization from the list in Step 3 above or the state/city is incorrect, please select "No" to "Joint Commission accreditation?" and complete the information below the question. If you are in the process of applying for accreditation, please select "Yes" to the "Are you in the process of becoming TJC accredited?" question and continue to fill out the rest of the information below.

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