When your health care accreditation or Medicare certification is on the line, you want a team of experienced professionals on your side.  Hancock Daniel’s Survey Team has extensive experience guiding all type of providers and suppliers including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, and home health agencies, through all aspects of the survey and certification process.  Whether you are working with an accreditation organization or the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, our keen understanding of industry standards and Medicare’s Conditions of Participation makes us an invaluable asset.

For more than 25 years, we have routinely advised clients on accreditation organization standards, such as the Joint Commission (TJC), the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation (CARF).  We also assist clients with responses to complaints from both accrediting organizations and state licensing agencies.


  • Certification/Recertification, Validation, and Complaint Surveys
  • Survey Preparation and Rehearsals
  • Plan of Correction Development
  • Plan of Correction Implementation
  • CMS Resurvey Preparation
  • Civil Money Penalty Appeals and Settlements
  • Public Relations Guidance
  • EMTALA Compliance Reviews
  • Conditions of Participation Compliance Reviews

Hancock Daniel is devoted to helping your organization obtain and maintain its accredited or certified status.  By staying up to date on the numerous changes, updates, and clarifications that arise in the health care environment, we stand ready to provide immediate, effective assistance to our healthcare clients.


Mary C. Malone
Mary C. Malone
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