Market Intelligence Report |In today’s health and human service market, accreditation is essentially the “good housekeeping” seal of approval for payers. Accreditation is the process of meeting pre-designed standards set by a recognized accrediting body. Payers of all types – public and private – use accreditation to scrutinize provider organizations. Essentially, accreditation is the step, beyond basic licensure, for payers to use to demonstrate that they are financing services delivered by provider organizations that meet and exceed industry quality standards. Organizations participate in the accreditation process because it signals to consumers, other providers, and payers that an organization is committed to high-level . . .