CME in Support of MOC

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

The ACCME will notify you if you are selected for an MOC audit and will ask you to complete a structured abstract for the...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

Providers are required to enter the typical activity-related fields in PARS, and if the activity is eligible to offer ABIM Practice Assessment Points, the provider must attest to meeting the ABIM’s...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

The National Academy of Medicine’s quality dimensions include six specific aims for improvement.  More information can be found here:    ...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

All activity types offered by accredited providers are eligible to be registered for ABIM Practice Assessment MOC points.

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

When you enter participant completion records in PARS, you will need to indicate the number of total MOC points earned and the MOC credit type(s) for which the points were earned. 

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Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

Yes. As a service to ABIM Board Certified physicians, accredited providers that register activities for the ABIM MOC Assessment Recognition Program (Medical Knowledge, Practice Assessment, and/or Patient Safety) are required to...

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April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

The AHRQ website provides detailed information about what is included in the three Aims or six Priorities...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

ABIM has extended the decision to not require Practice Assessment in its MOC program through December 31, 2018. However, ABIM Board Certified physicians must earn a total of 100 MOC points every 5 years and...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

Typically, the number of MOC points will be equivalent to the number of CME credits designated for the activity. However, it is acceptable for the MOC points to be less than the number of CME credits...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

No. The accredited provider defines a minimum participation threshold for MOC activities. Physician learners are likely to participate in one or more of the areas outlined in ABIM’s requirements for Practice...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

The same learner information would be required as is currently collected for ABIM Medical Knowledge activities: The physician learner’s first and last name, date of birth (mm/dd), date of completion of the...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

Yes, you can register an activity for only ABIM Practice Assessment points.

Published on:
Thursday, November 3, 2016

Yes, activities outside of pediatrics may be registered for ABP MOC credit provided that the activity is relevant to physicians certified by the ABP, as demonstrated by the professional practice gap(s) and content of the activity...

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Providers will receive a warning for the first violation and will not be permitted to submit participant completion information for an activity that fails the audit. The ABP will not revoke MOC points or patient safety credit that...

Published on:
Thursday, November 3, 2016

As a service to accredited providers and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the ACCME conducts audits on the activities registered for ABIM Maintenance of...

Published on:
Thursday, November 3, 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 ABP Lifelong...

Published on:
Thursday, November 3, 2016

Click here for a list of activity types that can be registered for the Program.  

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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...

Published on:
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

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

Published on:
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

In order to ensure that accredited CME activities meet the ABP’s requirements for MOC credit, audits may be performed by the ACCME and/or by the ABP at any time. As a requirement of participating in the ABP CME Provider Program,...

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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.

Published on:
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Diplomates’ ABA ID numbers are eight digits that begin with the number three (for example, 3555-5555).  They are not the same number that is printed on diplomates’ certificates, nor is it their membership number with a specialty...

Published on:
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The ABA relies on the ACCME’s standards and processes for evaluating providers’ compliance with these standards as assurance that the CME activities registered for ABA’s MOCA program are high quality, unbiased educational...

Published on:
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Click here for a list of activity types that can be registered for ABA MOCA 2.0 Part 2.

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