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 in March 2020 and subsequent decision cohorts must demonstrate compliance with Criteria 1-13, in addition to the Menu of Commendation Criteria (C23-C38), shown below.
Note: Providers that received accreditation decisions through November 2019 had the choice of demonstrating compliance with Commendation Criteria 16-22 or the Menu of Commendation Criteria (C23-C38) to seek Accreditation with Commendation. Criteria 16-22 are available here.