As part of our mission to empower individuals with information, we encourage you to contact our accreditation and licensing partners if you have any questions or concerns regarding the quality of care at MedStar NRH.
CARF is a private, not-for-profit organization that promotes quality rehabilitation services. Their standards are reviewed annually and new ones are developed to keep pace with changing conditions and current consumer needs.
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital has been awarded a three-year accreditation for its Inpatient Rehabilitation Program (Adults, Adolescents and Children), its Amputee Program, its Brain Injury Program, its Stroke Specialty Program and its Spinal Cord System of Care (Adults, Adolescents and Children). This accreditation is valid through November 2016.
The Joint Commission is the nation's predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. The Joint Commission maintains state-of-the-art standards that focus on improving the quality and safety of care provided by health care organizations.
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital has met the requirements of the Joint Commission's Hospital Accreditation Program. This accreditation is valid through July 2016.
Search the Joint Commission's Quality Check website to find MedStar Health Physical Therapy sites that are accredited under the same licensure as the hospital. Under Find a Health Care Organization by Organization Name, type in "National Rehabilitation Hospital" and click Search. The Accreditation Quality Report is available as well as all of the locations of care that meet the same set of standards.
CMS develops Conditions of Participation and Conditions for Coverage that health care organizations must meet in order to begin and continue participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. CMS also ensures that the standards of accrediting organizations recognized by CMS meet or exceed the Medicare standards set forth in these Conditions.