ACCME Report eNewsletter

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...

May 23, 2017

Comments will be accepted through May 25, 2017, at 5 pm CDT on the proposal by the American Medical Association (AMA) and ACCME® to simplify and align their expectations for accredited CME activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

April 20, 2017

New educational resources about the “Demonstrates Educational Leadership” category of the new commendation criteria are now available.