Applying for Accreditation

Congratulations! Your Urgent Care Center is ready to start the process of earning Urgent Care Center Accreditation!

The Step-By-Step Guide will walk you through the accreditation process. For an overview of accreditation, and the standards of accreditation, see the Handbook for Accreditation. To get started on accrediting your Urgent Care Center, please complete and return the Application for Accreditation along with the applicable application fee.

The Self-Assessment Guideline has been developed as a guide for health care organizations interested in seeking Accreditation. The Self-Assessment Guideline is a comprehensive overview of all the standards of compliance for Accreditation. The Self-Assessment Guideline can help you prepare for your on-site review. Centers applying for Accreditation are encouraged to utilize the Self-Assessment Guideline to prepare for the on-site review. To purchase the Self-Assessment Guideline complete and submit the Self-Assessment Guideline Order Form.

An Operations Manual Template and Urgent Care Center Quality Assurance Checklist are also available to assist with clinic operations. The Operations Manual is a template for standard operating Policies and Procedures. It is intended to be used as a general guideline for an Urgent Care center which can be enhanced or modified to fit your center’s specific needs. The Quality Assurance Checklist is a reference guide to ensure that the Policies and Procedures of your Urgent Care center are being followed and is for your center to use on an ongoing basis. To purchase the Operations Manual Template and/or the Urgent Care Center Quality Assurance Checklist, complete and return an order form.

*All documents/publications purchased are non-refundable