Accreditation Articles
Updates about AASM facility, independent sleep practice, and DME accreditation

Medicare contractor releases sleep study medical policy article affecting Jurisdictions 6 and K

National Government Services (NGS), a CMS Medicare Contractor for Medicare jurisdictions 6 (Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota) and K (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont), has released a revised medical policy article (A53019) for polysomnography and sleep studies, effective Oct. 31, 2019. [...]

2020-01-29T17:12:34-06:00December 20th, 2019|Accreditation, Featured|

Revised Standards for Accreditation are coming soon

Over the past year, the AASM Accreditation Committee has been evaluating the Standards for Accreditation after being commissioned by the AASM Board of Directors to simplify requirements that have a limited bearing on the quality of a sleep facility. These revised standards, along with [...]

2019-05-31T19:19:46-05:00May 31st, 2019|Accreditation, Featured|

Expedited Accreditation now available to all

In April 2017, the AASM released an Expedited Accreditation Program to assist facilities being affected by changes to their local coverage determinations (LCD). Over the past two years many have received the benefits of achieving AASM accreditation quickly. In review of this Expedited Accreditation Program, [...]

2019-12-18T17:18:56-06:00March 8th, 2019|Accreditation|