The application period for 2018 has closed. View the team approval timeline for more information.

There is a non-refundable initial application fee of US$250.00. If a team is approved, this fee will count as the team’s first year listing fee. There is an annual listing fee of US$175.00.

HIPAA Compliance

Please note that HIPAA requires applying teams to remove all patient identifying information from the application, a process HIPAA calls de-identification.   Identifying information for patients, relatives, and household members includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Names
  • Geographic subdivisions smaller than a state (city, school, mailing address, etc)
  • Telephone and Fax numbers
  • Email addresses
  • All birth dates, death dates, admission dates, and discharge dates. The year should remain unredacted.
  • Full face photographs
  • Social security numbers
  • Medical record numbers
  • Account numbers
  • Any other unique numbers, codes, or characteristics that can be linked to an individual

Applications containing any patient identifying information will be returned for redactions.  If an application is returned a second time, an additional US$125.00 fee will be due upon resubmission.

Please refer to the ACPA Team Approval FAQ for more information.

Application Examples

View examples of documentation that Teams have submitted as evidence of compliance of the Standards for Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Teams.