ACCME Report eNewsletter

December 14, 2017

In its final rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added accredited CME as an improvement activity in the changes for the Quality Payment Program (QPP). The changes take effect on January 1, 2018, the second year of the QPP, as part of the Medicare Access and Chip...

October 31, 2017

The American Medical Association (AMA) and the ACCME have published a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and other resources to explain the alignment of the two organizations’ expectations for accredited CME activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

September 21, 2017

The American Medical Association (AMA) and the ACCME are working together to develop a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ), instructions for designating credit, and other resources that will be available by the end of September. These resources will support CME providers’ implementation of...

August 29, 2017

The Executive Summary of the ACCME Board of Directors meeting held July 20-21, 2017 is now available on the ACCME website.

The ACCME ratified 50 accreditation and reaccreditation decisions. This included 18 providers (36%) that received Accreditation with Commendation, which confers a 6-...

June 29, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has included accredited CME as an improvement activity in the proposed changes for the Quality Payment Program. The proposed rule would make changes in 2018, the second year of the Quality Payment Program, as required by the Medicare Access...

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