Proposed Standards for 2015 are here!

Public Comment Period runs September 17-October 16 - 9/17/2014

Share your views.

AAAHC is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to accreditation Standards for 2015. Please click here to access the document. The revisions are for Standards that appear in the following publications: 

  • Accreditation Handbook for Ambulatory Health Care
  • Accreditation Handbook for Medicare Deemed Status Surveys
  • Accreditation Handbook for Office-Based Surgery including Review Guidelines

All interested parties, including AAAHC-accredited organizations, surveyors, representatives of member organizations, medical specialty groups, regulatory agencies, and the public at large are encouraged to review and provide comments on the existing Standards and proposed revisions.

From September 17 through the close of business (5:00pm CT) on October 16, you may view and comment electronically on the proposed changes. We welcome comments including suggested text changes and request that you include the rationale behind any suggested changes.  You are not required to comment on every Standard or to complete the document in a single session.

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Health plan accreditation Standards are also available for comment.

Click here to open the proposed Health Plan Standards and Review Guidelines. Save the document to your desktop to use in conjunction with the survey below.

Click here to enter your comments as they relate to individual Standards.