Accreditation Organizations

 

All laboratories that apply for a Certificate of Accreditation must also apply with one of the CMS approved accreditation organizations.  Following is a list of the Accreditation Organizations along with their contact information:

 

AABB

8101 Glenbrook Road

Bethesda, Maryland 20814-2749 Government Relations

(301) 907-6977

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A2LA - American Association for Laboratory Accreditation

5202 Presidents Court, Suite 220

Frederick, MD 21703

(301) 644-3248

 

AOA - American Osteopathic Association

142 East Ontario Street

Chicago, Illinois 60611

(312) 202-8070

 

ASHI - American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics

15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C

Mt. Laurel, New Jersey 08054

(856) 642-4415

 

CAP - College of American Pathologists

325 Waukegan Road

Northfield, Illinois 60093-2750

1-800-323-4040

 

COLA

9881 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 200

Columbia, Maryland 21046-1195

(410) 381-6581

 

TJC - The Joint Commission

One Renaissance Boulevard

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181

(630) 792-5000

 

All laboratories applying for a Certificate of Accreditation must provide evidence of accreditation or evidence of application for accreditation with an accrediting organization within 11 months after receipt of the Certificate of Registration.