MSA Accreditation Program
The MSA Accreditation program is the formal evaluation of a Medical Surplus Recovery Organization's capacity to adhere to the MSA Code of Conduct and World Health Organization donation guidelines.
Accreditation Benefits an MSRO by:
Signaling a clear indication that the MSRO desires to have a commitment to quality by undergoing a voluntary evaluation.
Encouraging marketplace confidence in MSROs by their undergoing regular impartial and independent audits by an internationally respected body.
Positively influencing donor satisfaction with MSROs and their clients via greater quality awareness and enhanced communication.
Potentially reducing liability insurance through the accountability and transparency of the process.
Promoting continuous improvement for the MSRO and its clients through the assessment of system effectiveness, efficiency, and competence.
Adapted from ANSI – Benefits of Accreditation (ANSI, 2013)
Accreditation Program Introduction
The MSA has created a short video introduction to the MedSurplus Alliance and MSA Accreditation Program. The video provides a comprehensive overview of the program and answers many of the most commonly asked questions.
2020 Accreditation Application Schedule
Due to COVID-19 the MSA is adapting the following schedule to meet the needs of applicants and reviewers.
Self-Assessment and Application: January 1 – June 30, 2020
Application Review: August 1 – November 30, 2020
Applicant Notification: December 2020