Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association

In addition to state and federal onsite inspections, many ACSs choose to undergo voluntary accreditation by an independent accrediting organization that conducts its own onsite inspections. Accrediting organizations for ASCs include the following:

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care

American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities

Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program

The Joint Commission