Oregon Medical Group Management Association

ACMPE Study Group Starts July 29

07/17/2019 12:06 PM | Mindy Zaubi (Administrator)

STUDY GROUP

The next ACMPE Study Group will begin July 29th and everyone is invited!

Effective January 1, 2019, two board certification pathways are available:

Pathway One

Pathway Two

Step 1 – Apply*
Requirements to apply:
1. Have two years of healthcare experience
2. Hold a Bachelor’s Degree or 120 hours of college credit
3. Be a current MGMA member
4. Pay an application Fee

Step 2 – Become Board Certified **
1. Register and pass the multiple choice exam
2. Register and pass the scenario-based exam
3. Earn 50 continuing education (CE) credit hours (30 from MGMA national, state or local, of the 30, 12 must be LIVE learning from MGMA national, state or local; 20 from qualified sources that pertain to the medical practice management field or MGMA

Step 3 – Maintain your credential
1. Submit 50 CE hours every three years
2. Remain an MGMA member

Step 1 – Apply *
Requirements to apply:
1. Be a current MGMA member
2. Pay an application fee

Step 2- Become Board Eligible
1. Register and pass the multiple-choice exam

Step 3 – Become Board Certified **
1. Earn a Bachelor’s Degree or 120 hours of college credit
2. Obtain two years of healthcare experience

Step 4
1. Register and pass the scenario-based exam
2. Earn 50 continuing education (CE) credit hours (30 from MGMA national, state or local, of the 30, 12 must be LIVE learning from MGMA national, state or local; 20 from qualified sources that pertain to the medical practice management field or MGMA

Step 5 – Maintain your CMPE Credential
1. Submit 50 CE hours every three years
2. Remain an MGMA member

*You will have THREE years from your application date to become certified.
**Pending board approval
.

Sign up now! See the directions below.

The self-paced online study group is open to anyone!

Here is the schedule we will follow:

  • Week of July 29 – Operations Management
  • Week of August 5 – Financial Management
  • Week of August 12 – Human Resources Management
  • Week of August 19 – Organizational Governance
  • Week of August 26 – Patient Centered Care
  • Week of September 2 – Risk and Compliance Management and Review

How to join the ACMPE Certification Preparation Network (formerly the Tennessee ACMPE Study Group):

  1. Log in using your member ID or username and password at www.MGMA.org.
  2. At the top right, Click My Dashboard.
  3. At the bottom left, in the My Networks tile, Click MGMA Member Community.
  4. Click Communities tab, then click All Communities
  5. Scroll down to ACMPE Certification Preparation Network, then click Join.

Participation in this online study group is an eligible activity for ACMPE continuing education.

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ACMPE Testing dates: September 7 - 21, 2019

Test registration dates: Registration is open July 22 – August 7, 2019.

Click here to register and get more details about the exams:

https://www.mgma.com/acmpe-exam-registration

About the examinations

Multiple choice: Registration Fee $165
A 175-item, multiple-choice test taken within three hours and 15 minutes. This exam assesses your on-the-job knowledge of the broad scope of group practice management principles and practices as described in the Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management

Scenario: Registration Fee $165 
A two-hour test with 90 items of multi-select, multiple choice, short answer, or drag and drop questions pertaining to 18-25 practice administration scenarios This exam assesses in-depth knowledge of medical practice management principles and issues, problem-solving and decision-making skills.


You are responsible for keeping track of the time spent in content rich education and you should keep some documentation for your records. You can either make an entry each time you study the online information or add them all up and make one entry with the date of the last study group session.


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HOW DO YOU LOG YOUR ACMPE CREDIT HOURS?

The new ACMPE tracking portal makes it easy to manage your credit hours. Take a moment to review the instructions for steps on how to log in, view and enter your hours.

1. Sign in to 
mgma.com.
2. Select “Manage My Account” found on the top left, under your name.
3 . Select “ACMPE TRACKING” found on the left side to enter the portal.
4. Click “Claim Education Credits” to review your total claimed credit hours and to request altering existing credit hours.
5. Click “Add ACMPE Continuing Education Hours” to claim all qualified hours for ACMPE.

To add hours for MGMA affiliates and external sources, click “Claim My Additional Credit”.

To claim your completed MGMA events, click “Claim My Attended MGMA Events”.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email us:

ACMPE questions: acmpe@mgma.com
General CEU questions: 
continuinged@mgma.com

Contact us! main@omgma.com | 971-373-1477 | P.O. Box 790, Sherwood, OR 97140

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