Accreditation Fees


DOCUMENT FEE

CAAS Standards (Version 3.0) Document $25
CAAS Application (Version 3.0) Package $100

APPLICATION FEE

1 – 4,999 transports per year
$3,500
5,000 – 19,999 transports per year

$7,500

Over 20,000 transports per year
$10,000
 

REVIEWER FEES/EXPENSES
Most standard size reviews average between $5,000 to $7,500 in reviewer fees and expenses. In addition to reviewer honoraria, these expenses include travel and per diem for the on-site review. A minimum $5,000 deposit is required at the time of application.

POSTPONEMENT, CANCELLATION, AND REFUND POLICY
On-site review of an applicant agency will be scheduled within 6 months of filing of the application. Once scheduled, an applicant may postpone the on-site review or withdraw from the accreditation process at any point prior to the start date of the on-site review.

POSTPONEMENT
Postmarked date of written postponement (Calendar Days prior to on-site)

Penalty Assessed

  • 60 or more days – $500
  • 30-59 days – $1,000
  • Less than 30 days – No Postponement (See Cancellation)

CANCELLATION (withdrawal from the accreditation process):
An applicant may withdraw from the accreditation process at any point. However, since a substantial amount of work precedes the on-site review steps, the following refund policy will be enforced.

Process Stage Refundable Amount
Before completion of off-site review 80% of application fee minus any reviewer expenses incurred
After completion of off-site review 20% of application fee minus any reviewer expenses incurred
After completion of the on-site review 10% of application fee minus any reviewer expenses incurred
After on-site review and prior to Panel review No Refund

* Once rescheduled, the on-site visit may not be postponed a second time. The agency’s option at this point will be withdrawal from the process. Refund policies for cancellation will apply.