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A toolkit for collecting race, ethnicity, and primary language information from patients.
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Why Collect Demographic and Communications Data

Accreditation Requirements

In January of 2006, the Joint Commission issued a standard requiring health care organizations to collect patient's primary language information. This was followed by a new standard in 2011 calling for the collection of race and ethnicity data. Similar actions have been taken by the NCQA as well.

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