ACCME Report eNewsletter

May 21, 2013

The ACCME is pleased to announce a “Proposal for Simplifying and Evolving the Accreditation Requirements and Process.” The purpose of the proposed changes is to streamline the accreditation process and requirements and to strengthen support for continuing medical education (CME) as a strategic...

April 25, 2013

We appreciate the efforts made by ACCME-accredited providers to use the Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) to fulfill the ACCME’s year-end reporting requirements by the deadline of March 29. We are currently reviewing the data submitted and will contact providers as

March 21, 2013

The ACCME has added a new session to its 2013 CME as a Bridge to Quality™ Accreditation Workshop, which is scheduled for April 24-26 in Chicago. The two-part “Public Health Imperatives Forum” will feature representatives from several federal government agencies. The following agencies have...

February 28, 2013

The ACCME and the accredited and certified continuing education systems have received important validation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in its final rule concerning payments to physicians. The final rule, called the National Physician Payment Transparency Program:...

January 22, 2013

The Accreditation Council for CME has released the executive summary of its Board of Directors meeting, held November 29–30, 2012 at its Chicago offices. The Board ratified 54 accreditation and reaccreditation decisions, including 14 providers (26%) that received Accreditation with Commendation...

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