Does the Performance-in-Practice Structured Abstract replace the labels that we used previously to submit documentation for the reaccreditation process?

Published Date: 
September 19, 2014
Last Revised: 
September 19, 2014

No. Providers may now submit evidence of performance-in-practice using one of two methods:

The ACCME Structured Abstract is intended to simplify, clarify and make more explicit the information needed by the ACCME to verify providers’ Performance-in-Practice. Providers are free to choose whether to use the structured abstract or the labels; it is important to note that the ACCME asks providers to choose one approach (structured abstract or labels) for the accreditation or reaccreditation process. If you have begun the process using labels and would like to to change to using the structured abstract, you do not need to revise or re-do the activity documentation that already has been labeled.

For more information, see the Performance-In-Practice Review Web page.

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