Standards Q&A


Access to Care

  Intoxication and Withdrawal

Access to Custody Information

  Juvenile Standards


  Juveniles in Adult Facilities

Administrative Meetings and Reports

  Medical Autonomy

Aids to Impairment


Medical Diets

Blood Draw Procedures


Medical Necessity

Chronic Disease Services


Medication Administration Training

Clinic Space, Equipment & Supplies

  Medication Services

Clinical Guidelines


Mental Health Screening & Evaluation

Clinical Performance Enhancement


Mental Health Standards

Clinical Preventive Services

  Mental Health Training for Correctional Officers

Communication on Patients’ Health Needs

  NCCHC Awards



Nonemergency Health Care Requests

Continuing Education


Opioid Treatment

Continuity of Care


Oral Care

Continuous Quality Improvement

  Patient Escort

Discharge Planning


Patients With Special Health Needs

Disciplinary Reports


Pharmaceutical Operations



Policies and Procedures

Emergency Services and Response

  Privacy of Care

End-of-Life Decision Making


Professional Credentials

Environmental Health and Safety


Professional Development

Facility Construction


Psychotropic Medication

Family Support Resources


Receiving Screening

Forensic Information


Response to Sexual Abuse

Health Assessment


Responsible Health Authority

Health Care Liaison


Restraint and Seclusion

Health Records


Right to Refuse Treatment

Health Training for Correctional Officers


Segregated Inmates

HIPAA Issues

  Segregated Juveniles

Hospital and Specialty Care


Infants in Correctional Facilities

  Sick Call 

Infection Prevention and Control Program



Infirmary-Level Care


State Regulations

Information on Health Services


Suicide Prevention Program

Informed Consent  

Time Frames

Initial Health Assessment

  Transfer Screening

Inmate Death

  Transgender Health Care 

Inmate Workers

  Use of Tobacco