AASM Temporary COVID-19 Considerations End July 1, 2022

Two years ago, the AASM implemented Temporary COVID-19 Policies for AASM-accredited sleep programs that had difficulty meeting certain application requirements or accreditation timelines. During this time, the AASM provided support/assistance to many AASM-accredited programs.

Effective July 1, 2022, the AASM will end the Temporary COVID-19 Policies and will revert to standard Accreditation Process and Policies. At that time, all accredited programs must adhere to all Standards for Accreditation and Accreditation Process and Policies.

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Since 1977, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Standards for Accreditation have been the gold standard by which the medical community and the public evaluate sleep medicine facilities. Achieving AASM accreditation demonstrates a sleep medicine provider’s commitment to high quality, patient-centered care through adherence to these standards.

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Sleep Facilities

  • Manages patients

  • Conducts home sleep apnea testing

  • Has a laboratory for in-center sleep studies

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Independent Sleep Practices

  • Manages patients

  • Conducts home sleep apnea testing

  • Does NOT have a lab for in-center sleep studies

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DME Suppliers

  • Provides sleep-related DME to patients

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Specialty Practices

  • Non-sleep medical practice

  • Screens for sleep apnea, and conducts home sleep apnea testing

  • Facilitates treatment and patient management through an AASM-accredited Sleep Facility

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Accredited sleep facilities and independent sleep practices can join AASM membership. Benefits include maintenance of sleep facility and lab accreditation, a listing on, discounts on training materials, and more.

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