CME in Support of MOC

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

For activities that offer Patient Safety Credit for the entire activity, you will simply submit a single record indicating that the participant has earned both MOCA points and patient safety.

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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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Wednesday, November 2, 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 Part 2 (Lifelong Learning and Self-...

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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

The ABA’s MOCA 2.0 Part 2 requirement is 250 credits of CME activities over a 10-year cycle that meet the following criteria:

All credits must be Category 1 CME...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

MOC points are equivalent to the number of CME credits awarded. All MOC points awarded must be rounded to the nearest whole number.

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Below is a list of the different activity types that can be reported in PARS for ABA MOCA 2.0 Part 2...

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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...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The ABA will verify that the participant’s ABA ID is valid.

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

For most CME activities that are registered for ABIM MOC points, the number of CME credits will be the same as the number of MOC points.  However, it is possible that a large activity might only have certain sessions that qualify...

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The ABP will verify the participant’s ABP ID number , as well as  First & Last Name. If the First & Last Name do not match, the participant’s date of birth (mm/dd) will be used to verify the participant’s information....

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

There are three options available to you for registering an activity for MOC in PARS. 

Accredited providers may use the web fill form in the PARS interface to complete...

Published on:
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

No, the ACCME has the expectation that accredited providers evaluate the impact of their activities on learners’ knowledge, strategies/skills, performance, and/or patient outcomes. Different assessment...

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November 1, 2016
Published on:
Thursday, August 11, 2016

As a benefit of registering CME activities for MOC using ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS), accredited providers agree to have information about their activities made available to the public via ACCME’s CME...

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May 16, 2016
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Monday, May 16, 2016

The ACCME and ABIM have developed a resource, Evaluation Tool: CME that Counts for ABIM MOC...

Last Revised:
November 1, 2016
Published on:
Monday, May 16, 2016

Each specialty board has its own guidance for calculating the number of MOC points/credits available for an activity.  See “Ask ACCME” pages for specific boards to determine the number of MOC points/credits for the activity that...

Last Revised:
November 1, 2016
Published on:
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

When you submit participant completion data, PARS will verify the participant's information against simple validation rules, and if verified, will transmit the record to the specialty board(s) for further validation. After the...

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November 2, 2016
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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

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Last Revised:
November 1, 2016
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Monday, December 14, 2015

Reporting Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points for an accredited CME activity is a straightforward two-step process.

  • First, an accredited CME provider registers the activity in ACCME's...
Last Revised:
November 2, 2016
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Monday, December 14, 2015

If the participant data submitted via PARS does not match the information in a diplomate's specialty board record, PARS will not be able to confirm the participant’s identity and will not accept the completion record. The provider...

Last Revised:
November 1, 2016
Published on:
Monday, December 14, 2015

You should collect the following information for each board-certified physician (diplomate) in order to report their participant completion data in PARS:

  • Date of completion
  • ...
Last Revised:
November 2, 2016
Published on:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Fill-in-the-blank questions refer to items that are completed by the learner(s). The format includes a leading statement with a missing word or words that are then completed by...

Last Revised:
November 3, 2016
Published on:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Per ACCME data reporting instructions, accredited providers should report multi-session regularly scheduled series (RSS) for example, grand rounds, tumor boards, and morbidity and mortality conferences as a single activity in the...

Last Revised:
November 2, 2016
Published on:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A passing standard can be set according to the intent of the evaluation. The passing standard is determined by the provider. When using a post-test as part of evaluation, the...

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