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MBSAQIP Standards—Effective October 2019

MBSAQIP 2019 Standards coverOptimal Resources for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) is pleased to present the third version of our program Standards, Optimal Resources for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The 2019 Standards will go into effect October 2019, at which time the MBSAQIP will begin verifying compliance with the 2019 Standards. 

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A special webinar dedicated to reviewing the changes in the 2019 Standards is already available for review on the ASK MBSAQIP webpage

The following FAQ document is also available to provide additional details regarding the implementation of the 2019 Standards. 

2019 MBSAQIP Standards FAQ

MBSAQIP Standards—Previous Versions

Resources for Optimal Care of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient 2016

The MBSAQIP is no longer accepting applications under the 2016 Standards. This version of the MBSAQIP Standards is available solely for historical reference. If you have any questions, please contact the MBSAQIP.

Download the 2016 Standards