Upcoming revisions to Environment of Care and Rights standards will be effective July 1, 2022.

COA will be reaching out to its customers during 2022 for ideas and feedback on COA accreditation to better meet the needs of the field.

Social Current is conducting a series of focus groups in February and March to develop its federal policy agenda for 2022-24. Organizations pursing or that have achieved COA Accreditation are encouraged to participate in relevant focus groups.

CMS has issued guidance regarding new Medicaid options for funding psychiatric mobile crisis teams. Read the "Medicaid Guidance on Coverage and Reimbursement for Qualifying Community-Based Mobile Crisis Intervention Services" here.