Federal and State Laws that Reference or Require Accreditation

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There are many drivers for organizations to seek certification or accreditation.

Aside from demonstrating the organization’s capacity to deliver high quality services, another reason may be to comply with requirements in statute or regulation. 

This compendium lists the federal and state laws/regulations that reference or require the use of certification/accreditation.

This list will be updated periodically based on readily available public information. This document should not be used as a compliance tool. The purpose of this document is to aid interested parties in research only. Compliance questions should be directed to your organization’s compliance team or the responsible government agency.