Additional Resources

The Office of Licensure and Certification has provided these web links of interest as a service to our web site visitors. Inclusion on this list does not constitute an endorsement or approval from either The Office of Licensure and Certification or the Virginia Department of Health.

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Approved Accreditation Organization Contacts for Prospective Clients

American Health Care Association
American Medical Association
Virginia Association for Health Plans
Virginia Association of Home Care and Hospice
Virginia Association for Hospice
Virginia Association of Nonprofit Homes for the Aging
Virginia Health Care Association
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association

Advanced Cancer Care Planning
American Pain Foundation
Antimicrobial Resistance in Healthcare Settings
EMTALANational Council on Aging
Nursing Home Quality Initiative “Fast Facts: Pressure Ulcers”
VDH Office of Epidemiology
Virginia Health Information

Administration on Aging
Centers for Disease Control
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Health Finder
National Center for Health Statistics
Medicare Quality Initiative (scroll down to Quality Initiatives/Pateint Assessment Instruments)
Nursing Home Quality Initiatives
Provider Enrollment United Government Services – LLC
Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitation Services
Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services
Virginia Department of Social Services
U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Advanced Directive Form
Virginia State Bar Health Care Decisions
National Health Care Decisions
Virginia Advance Directive Registry
Enhance Health Care Decision-Making Rights

Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes
Aging With Dignity

Benefits Checkup
Long Term Care Provider
Senior Navigator

Center for Advanced Palliative Care
KCER Coalition
Virginia Health Quality Center