NEVADA MEDICAL GROUP MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

NEVADA MGMA ENCOURAGES YOU TO PROMOTE YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WITH ACMPE CERTIFICATION

Now is the time to get Certified with the American College of Medical Practice Executives

CHANGES ARE COMING TO CERTIFICATION-INTERESTED IN CMPE OR FELLOWSHIP

NATIONAL MGMA HAS A LOT OF RESOURCES TO HELP YOU ADVANCE

CHANGES ARE COMING TO CERTIFICATION 1/1/2019-SEE BELOW
CONTACT NVMGMA's ACMPE FORUM REPRESENTATIVE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR IF WE CAN HELP YOU ON YOUR ROAD TO CERTIFICATION: JACKIE SHOUPE, FACMPE-NEVADA MGMA COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE, 775 329-8423

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF MEDICAL PRACTICE EXECUTIVES
CERTIFICATION CHANGES DUE JANUARY 1, 2019

  • Board eligible classification: Candidates will be allowed to enter the program even if they may not yet meet the education and experience requirements. Candidates must show an understanding and knowledge of the principles of medical practice administration by passing the multiple-choice exam. Certification will be achieved by passing the scenario-based exam, complete the required 50 continuing education credit hours and attain a Bachelor’s degree or 120 college credits and two years of healthcare experience.

  • Continuing education credits include 30 hours from MGMA state and national learning, including at least 12 LIVE hours. The remaining 20 hours may come from either MGMA or qualified outside sources. 

  • If you enter the board certification program in 2019, you will have to complete your exam and 50 hours of CE within three years of application date.

  • FELLOWSHIP-Starting in 2019 for the Fellowship program, you must have either a Bachelor’s degree and seven years of healthcare experience or a Master’s degree and five years of experience. At least two years must be in a leadership role. There will be a requirement of six volunteer hours (3 hours from healthcare, 3 hours of community service). Professional paper submission will be phased out and a move towards submission of innovative business plan proposals. Candidates who enter the Fellowship program in 2019 will have two years from the application date to complete the requirements.

PATHS TO CERTIFICATION

PATHWAY 1

STEP ONE: Apply

  • Have two years  of healthcare experience 
  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree or 120 Hours of College Credit
  • Be a current MGMA Member
  • Pay a one-time application fee

STEP TWO: BECOME BOARD CERTIFIED 

  • Register and pass multiple choice exam
  • Register and pass the scenario-based exam
  • Earn 50 continuing education credit hours
     - 30 hours from MGMA resources 
    (12 ours required from MGMA
      national/state face-to-face events)
    - 20 additional hours from qualified sources 

STEP THREE: MAINTAIN YOUR CMPE CREDENTIAL 

  • Submit 50 CE hours every three years 
  • Remain MGMA member 

PATHWAY 2

STEP ONE: APPLY

  • Be a current MGMA Member
  • Pay a one-time application fee

STEP TWO: BECOME BOARD ELIGIBLE

  • Register and pass multiple choice exam

STEP THREE: BECOME BOARD CERTIFIED

  • Earn a Bachelor’s degree or 120 Hours of college credit
  • Obtain 2 years of healthcare experience
  • Register and Pass the scenario-based exam
  • Earn 50 continuing education credit hours
    - 30 hours from MGMA resources 
    (12 ours required from MGMA
      national/state face-to-face events)
    - 20 additional hours from qualified sources 

STEP FOUR: MAINTAIN YOUR CMPE CREDENTIAL 

  • Submit 50 CE hours every three years 
  • Remain MGMA member 



- 30 hours from MGMA resources 
(12 ours required from MGMA
  national/state face-to-face events)
- 20 additional hours from qualified sources 

FELLOWSHIP (AS OF JANUARY 1ST, 2019)

STEP ONE: QUALIFY AND APPLY 

  • Earn the Certified Medical Practice
    Exceutive (CMPE) credential 
  • Be a current MGMA member 
  • Pay a one-time application fee
  • Submit your Fellowship program application 
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree with at least seven 
    years of healthcare experience, including 
    two years in a leadership role. 

_____________OR_______________

  • Hold a Master's degree with at least five
    years of healthcare experience, including
    two years in leadership role.

STEP TWO: PREPARE A BUSINESS PLAN 

  • Identify a relevant problem in healthcare 
    which requires an innovative solution and is 
    tied to the Body of Knowledge for Medical
    Practice Management. 
  • Develop a strategic business plan for 
    implementing an innovative solution to the 
    chosen problem or issue. Business plan
    must meet approved format. 
  • Complete six volunteers hours 

STEP TWO: MAINTAIN YOUR FACMPE CREDENTIAL 

  • Submit 50 continuing education (CE) hours every three years.
    - 30 hours from MGMA resources 
    (12 ours required from MGMA
      national/state face-to-face events)
    - 20 additional hours from qualified sources 
  • Complete six volunteer hours. 
  • Remain an MGMA member.


UPCOMING EXAM DATES:

Dec. 1-15, 2018
Exam Registration
Oct. 22- Nov. 6, 2018

Mar. 9-23, 2019
Exam Registration
Jan. 22-Feb. 7, 2019

June 8-22, 2019
Exam Registration
Apr. 22-May 6, 2019

Sept 7-21, 2019
Exam Registration
July 22-Aug.7, 2019

Dec. 7-21, 2019
Exam Registration
Oct. 21-Nov. 4, 2019


    WE WOULD LOVE TO SEE MORE OF OUR NEVADA MEMBERS OBTAIN CERTIFICATION AND WE ARE HERE TO HELP!

    Body of Knowledge Review Services
    NVMGMA now has The Body of Knowledge Review Series set of books available to members which can be “checked out” for your use in studying for the exams. Please contact NVMGMA's ACMPE Forum Representative Jackie Shoupe if you are in the North or Mario Moya has a set of books available for members in the South.

    NEXT STEP IS FELLOWSHIP, THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF DISTINCTION IN THE MEDICAL PRACTICE PROFESSION

    I AM HERE TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS: 

    Jackelyn (Jackie) F. Shoupe, FACMPE
    Nevada MGMA College Forum Representative
    Past-President of Nevada MGMA
    (775) 329-8423
    j.shoupe@sbcglobal.net

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