Since 1977, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Standards for Accreditation have been the gold standard by which the medical community and the public evaluate sleep medicine facilities. Achieving AASM accreditation demonstrates a sleep medicine provider’s commitment to high quality, patient-centered care through adherence to these standards.

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    No hidden fees – a 5 year accreditation term starts at $4,500.


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    AASM is 100% sleep focused accreditation – the gold standard.

Accreditation Network

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Application Add-on

Add-on application features like Expedited Accreditation to quicken the application process.

Types of Accreditation

Sleep Facilities

  • Manages patients

  • Conducts home sleep apnea testing

  • Has a laboratory for in-center sleep studies

Independent Sleep Practices

  • Manages patients

  • Conducts home sleep apnea testing

  • Does NOT have a lab for in-center sleep studies

DME Suppliers

  • Provides sleep-related DME to patients

Specialty Practices

  • Non-sleep medical practice

  • Screens for sleep apnea, and conducts home sleep apnea testing

  • Facilitates treatment and patient management through an AASM-accredited Sleep Facility

AASM Facility Membership

Accredited sleep facilities and independent sleep practices can join AASM membership. Benefits include maintenance of sleep facility and lab accreditation, a listing on, discounts on training materials, and more.

Accreditation News

2105, 2024

A new era of AASM accreditation is here

May 21st, 2024|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is introducing a new service-based accreditation model and updated Standards for Accreditation, which [...]

2004, 2023

New AASM-accredited specialty practices

April 20th, 2023|

In 2022 the AASM announced an accreditation program for practices outside the field of sleep medicine (e.g., cardiology practices)  that [...]

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