AAAHC suspends nonemergency surveys through June 1

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care will suspend all nonemergency surveys for all clients through June 1 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

What you should know:

1. AAAHC suspended surveys for clients in its Medicare Deemed Status Accreditation Program as well as other non-MDS programs.

2. Suspended surveys include:

  • Routine MDS or non-MDS reaccreditation
  • Special MDS and special non-MDS
  • Interim
  • Compliance
  • Health plans
  • Patient Centered Medical Home Certification
  • Advanced Orthopaedic Certification

3. AAAHC will continue to complete high-priority surveys.

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