About Maintaining Compliance with IAC Vascular Testing

Achieving accreditation requires submission of documentation demonstrating substantial compliance to the Standards. Though the accreditation application provides only a "snapshot" of facility functions and quality, it has always been expected that accredited facilities continuously adhere to and uphold the Standards on a daily basis, throughout their three-year accreditation cycle. In the legal accreditation agreement submitted by all applicant facilities, it is stated that once granted accreditation, "the facility bears the burden of showing and maintaining compliance during the application review period and for the duration of accreditation."

Random Site Visits & Audits

Facilities are randomly selected and assigned a date to receive an audit or site visit. Once selected, the facility is notified via e-mail and provided with instructions for either submitting the required audit materials or notification that a site visit will be performed. No additional fees are assessed to the facility as a result of these processes. Read more about audits»

Reporting A Complaint

The IAC investigates complaints that identify specific noncompliance to the IAC Division Standards and/or the IAC Accreditation Program Policies and Procedures. Read more about how to file a complaint on the IAC website»