Approval of the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities’ (AAAASFs’) Rural Health Clinic (RHC)
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.