Out of Center Sleep Testing Accreditation Fee Structure Explained

The AASM has received questions requesting clarification of the fee structure for the Out of Center Sleep Testing Accreditation program.  The below information provides more details about the fee structure for both centers that are accredited by the AASM currently as well as sleep service entities pursuing accreditation as a provider of out of sleep center testing.

Sleep centers accredited by the AASM currently and interested in adding AASM Out of Center Sleep Testing Accreditation

Type of Facility Required Application and Fee
Currently an AASM-accredited center and providing out of center sleep testing in one state Completed attestation form with a $50 fee*

*This fee is valid through June 30, 2011

Currently an AASM-accredited center and providing out of center sleep testing in more than one state Completed attestation form with $50 fee for the first state and $500 fee for each additional state in which out of center sleep testing is provided by the sleep service entity. For example, if a sleep service entity provides out of center sleep testing in three states, the total fee is $1,050.

Sleep service entities interested in receiving AASM Out of Center Sleep Testing Accreditation

Type of Sleep Service Entity Required Application and Fee
New (not previously accredited) sleep service entity providing out of center sleep testing in one state Completed application with a $3,000 fee
New (not previously accredited) sleep service entity providing out of center sleep testing in more than one state Completed application submitted with $3,000 fee for the first state. If a sleep service entity is providing out of center sleep testing in 2 – 10 states, the additional fee for each state is $1,000. If a sleep service entity is providing out of center sleep testing in 11 or more states, the additional fee for each state is $500. For example, if a sleep service entity provides out of center sleep testing in 12 states, the total fee is $8,500.

To learn more about Out of Center Sleep Testing Accreditation, visit the OCST Accreditation section of this website.  Questions about the Out of Center Sleep Testing Accreditation program can be directed to ocstaccreditation@aasm.org.   

2011-03-07T00:00:00+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Professional Development|