AQASAlternate Quality Assessment Survey
AQASAcademic Quality and Standards
AQASAsthma Quality Assessment System (questionnaire)
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site self-survey called the Performance-Based Survey (PBS), which is equivalent to HCFA's AQAS.
Field surveyors review a facility's AQAS results and determine if it has responded adequately.
The convenience of performing the AQAS at one's leisure within HCFA's 15-day response period has made it attractive to many participants.
Of course, just as you pat yourself on the back for being a good performer, you realize there may be some drawbacks to the AQAS.
If a facility does not have a written QA plan, the AQAS can serve as a template for a model program, pointing to the areas within the laboratory that should be monitored.