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Title
Approval of the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities’ (AAAASFs’) Rural Health Clinic (RHC) Accreditation Program
Memo #
12-33-AO
Posting Date
2012-05-25
Fiscal Year
2012
Summary
Accreditation Organization (AO) Deeming Approval for RHCs: • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recognized AAAASF as a national AO with an approved accreditation program for RHCs seeking to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. • This approval provides RHCs with an accreditation option which previously did not exist.
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