‘CME Regulatory Updates’ Category

CME Coalitions Applauds CMS Proposal to Recognize CME as “Performance Improvement Activity”

The CME Coalition applauds the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for their proposal to recognize accredited continuing medical education (CME) as a Clinical Practice Improvement Activity (CPIA) under the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) — a physician reimbursement system created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).

PPSA Update: Transfers of Value and Reporting Requirements

Posted on: September 22, 2016 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: , , , ,

CMS has provided clarity on the final ruling for transfers of value reporting requirements at accredited CME activities in the Physician Payment Sunshine Act, which has been a... (more)

Physician Payment Sunshine Act Update: S. 2978

The Protecting Continuing Physical Education and Patient Care Act (S.2978) was introduced into the Senate on May 25, 2016 by Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) with the goal of exempting CME from reporting requirements of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act.

Global Encourages CME Stakeholders to Comment on FDA Opioid REMS Forum

Posted on: April 21, 2016 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Global Education Group is encouraging all interested parties to submit comments supporting CME initiatives to help address FDA opioid REMS goals. The Food and Drug Administration and the... (more)

CME Coalition: AMA Legal Advisory on Sunshine Reporting Exemption

On February 19th, 2016, The American Medical Association (AMA) released a legal regularly document regarding The Physician Payment Sunshine Act (PPSA) with regards to the Open Payments Sunshine reporting requirements for Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities. This latest update and guidance from AMA aligns with the ongoing analysis that the CME Coalition has been pushing since the final rules and regulations were announced by CMS in October 2014.