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Accreditation Body (Definition)

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900.2(a) Accreditation body or body means an entity that has been approved by FDA under section 900.3(d) to accredit mammography facilities.


Currently, the FDA-approved accreditation bodies are:

American College of Radiology (ACR)

  • State of Arkansas
  • State of Iowa
  • State of Texas

Currently, the state accreditation bodies may accredit only those facilities that are located in their respective states.