CME in Support of MOC

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

When you enter participant completion records in PARS, you will need to indicate the number of total MOC points earned and the MOC credit type(s) for which the points were earned. 

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

Yes. As a service to ABIM Board Certified physicians, accredited providers that register activities for the ABIM MOC Assessment Recognition Program (Medical Knowledge, Practice Assessment, and/or Patient Safety) are required to...

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

The AHRQ website provides detailed information about what is included in the three Aims or six Priorities...

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

ABIM has extended the decision to not require Practice Assessment in its MOC program through December 31, 2018. However, ABIM Board Certified physicians must earn a total of 100 MOC points every 5 years and...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

Typically, the number of MOC points will be equivalent to the number of CME credits designated for the activity. However, it is acceptable for the MOC points to be less than the number of CME credits...

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

No. The accredited provider defines a minimum participation threshold for MOC activities. Physician learners are likely to participate in one or more of the areas outlined in ABIM’s requirements for Practice...

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April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

The same learner information would be required as is currently collected for ABIM Medical Knowledge activities: The physician learner’s first and last name, date of birth (mm/dd), date of completion of the...

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April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

Yes, you can register an activity for only ABIM Practice Assessment points.

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

The ACCME will notify you if you are selected for an MOC audit and will ask you to complete a structured abstract for the...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

Providers are required to enter the typical activity-related fields in PARS, and if the activity is eligible to offer ABIM Practice Assessment Points, the provider must attest to meeting the ABIM’s...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

The National Academy of Medicine’s quality dimensions include six specific aims for improvement.  More information can be found here:    ...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

All activity types offered by accredited providers are eligible to be registered for ABIM Practice Assessment MOC points.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

As a service to accredited providers and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the ACCME conducts audits on the activities registered for ABIM Maintenance of...

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Any CME provider accredited directly by the ACCME, by a Recognized State Accreditor, or by Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education can register a CME activity for the ABP Lifelong...

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Click here for a list of activity types that can be registered for the Program.  

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Yes, activities outside of pediatrics may be registered for ABP MOC credit provided that the activity is relevant to physicians certified by the ABP, as demonstrated by the professional practice gap(s) and content of the activity...

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Providers will receive a warning for the first violation and will not be permitted to submit participant completion information for an activity that fails the audit. The ABP will not revoke MOC points or patient safety credit that...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The ABA relies on the ACCME’s standards and processes for evaluating providers’ compliance with these standards as assurance that the CME activities registered for ABA’s MOCA program are high quality, unbiased educational...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Click here for a list of activity types that can be registered for ABA MOCA 2.0 Part 2.

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

ABP diplomates must meet yearly reporting requirements related to completion of activities, as such accredited providers are asked to submit learner completion data to the ACCME within 30 days of the completion date and no later...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

No.  Partial credit will not be awarded to participants.

Participant completion should only be reported when the maximum number of MOC points have been achieved as...

Published on:
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

You will start reporting activities that are available as of Nov. 1, 2016 through the PARS system and any diplomate participation information associated with those activities.  If you are a registered provider with the ABA, you...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The number of ABA MOCA credits is equal to the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits designated for the activity.  For example, if your activity is designated for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits, then it would...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

If requested by the participant, the provider must provide the participant with written documentation (eg, that could be downloaded or provided in hard copy), to include the name of the activity and the provider; the participant...

Published on:
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Board certified physicians should see MOC points/credits reflected in their physician portal within 24 hours of the providers submitting the participant records in PARS.

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