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CMA News

HOD issue reports now accepting testimony; virtual townhall this Thurs.

Mon, 27 Sep 2021

The Major Issues Reports are now posted and open for testimony in the discussion forums through October 8, 2021.

HHS announces 60-day grace period for Provider Relief Fund reporting

Mon, 27 Sep 2021

Physicians who received PRF payments will now have an extra 60-days to complete the post-payment reporting process.

CMA hosts webinar on California’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate and workplace issues

Mon, 27 Sep 2021

CMA is hosting a webinar on COVID-19 compliance obligations for California physician employers, COVID-19 testing/vaccination issues and best practices in response to the recent vaccination orders for health care workers.

CDC recommends booster dose for health care workers who received Pfizer vaccine

Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Today, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC ACIP recommendation for a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in certain populations and also recommended a booster dose for those in high risk occupational and institutional settings, including health care.

Reporting: Medical Board collaboration to reduce administrative burdens

Thu, 23 Sep 2021

The Medical Board of California is collaborating with ACCME to improve the reporting process for your physicians and for CME providers.

Compliance corner: Standards for Integrity and Independence effective January 1, 2022

Thu, 23 Sep 2021

ACCME released the new Standards for Integrity and Independence in December 2020 along with an information packet, toolkit and resources.

Coming soon: New and improved PARS

Thu, 23 Sep 2021

ACCME will be introducing the new and improved PARS for all CME providers later this year.

Update: PARS contact policy

Thu, 23 Sep 2021

CMA CME requires that all those connected with your CME program (i.e., staff, consultants or physicians who might not be employed by the organization) be included in PARS contacts.

Reminder: ACCME Academy

Thu, 23 Sep 2021

As a reminder, accredited CME providers have access to the ACCME learning management system, ACCME Academy .

Update: Direct billing for 2022 ACCME annual accreditation fee invoices

Thu, 23 Sep 2021

ACCME will again direct-bill CMA-accredited providers for the 2022 ACCME Annual Accreditation Fee.