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|

Three New Accredited Facility Resources

Is your Accredited Facility a Facility Member? If so, make sure to use the three recently released new benefits for Accredited Facility Members: Maintenance of Accreditation  Facility members will now be allowed to work within their next reaccreditation application prior to their eligibility for [...]

2019-02-22T15:03:57-06:00February 20th, 2019|Accreditation|

Pediatric Track now available through Sleep ISR

After extensive feedback and requests, it is a reality, ready for you to score - The Sleep ISR Pediatric Track! Users can now score the first ever pediatric record to test their knowledge of pediatric sleep studies. Bonus! As a thank you to our loyal Sleep ISR [...]

2019-01-17T15:26:10-06:00January 16th, 2019|Accreditation|

AASM streamlines the sleep facility accreditation process

The AASM has made a significant change to the sleep facility accreditation process that will enable applicants to become accredited faster. An additional change will reduce the cost, time and information required when a facility submits a Relocation Special Circumstance Application. The two [...]

2018-05-01T17:59:17-05:00May 1st, 2018|Accreditation|
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