Effective Feb. 1, 2023, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine will release updated Accreditation Process and Policies with the two changes described below. Applicants who submit an accreditation application on Feb. 1, 2023, or later will complete their application under the updated Accreditation Process and Policies. Applicants currently in the accreditation process who submitted their application prior to Feb. 1, 2023, will complete the remainder of their application under the previous Accreditation Process and Policies.

The following two changes have been made to the AASM Accreditation Process and Policies:

  • Added “Change of Accreditation Program Type” under Special Considerations. It is becoming more frequent for sleep facilities to stop performing in-lab testing but continue performing home sleep apnea tests (HSATs). For this reason, the process for how to switch from a Sleep Facility to Independent Sleep Practice accreditation type has been outlined.
  • Removed all content that lists specific fee amounts. Instead of listing each fee in the Accreditation Process and Policies PDF, fees will instead be listed on a webpage hosted on the AASM’s website under Accreditation, making this information more easily accessible to all. View the AASM accreditation fees webpage.

Please contact the Accreditation Department at accreditation@aasm.org with any questions.