Initial applicants seeking to achieve Provisional Accreditation, a two year term, must comply with Criteria 1, 2, 3, and 7–12.
Accreditation or Reaccreditation
Providers seeking full Accreditation or reaccreditation for a four-year term must comply with Criteria 1–13.
Accreditation with Commendation
Providers also have the option to aim to achieve Accreditation with Commendation, a six-year term. Providers seeking commendation must comply with Criteria 1-13 and choose one of the following two options.
- Providers that are receiving accreditation decisions through November 2019 have the choice of using either Option A: Commendation Criteria (C16-C22) or Option B: Menu of Commendation Criteria (C23-C38) to seek Accreditation with Commendation.
- Providers that will receive accreditation decisions after November 2019 must use Option B: Menu of Commendation Criteria (C23-C38) to seek Accreditation with Commendation.