The CSMA Annual Meeting in Mt View, at the Park Pavilion was a success! We wish to thank the attendee's who pushed through 14 hours of education and to our "Dream Team" of speakers from the Bay Area. Each and everyone of you made a positive impact during the meeting. THANK YOU -El Camino Hospital!
Michelle Primeau, M.D
Grace Nadolny, MD
LeTa Jussila, DAOM
Jennifer de St Georges, FPSA
Don Balasa, JD MBA. CEO Legal Counsel of AAMA.
Bob Horowitz, MD
Marlene Smith, RN., BSN, PHN
Nancy Schlossberg, BA, BSN, RN, CGRN, CER
Rosalie Toren, MD
Nancy Redding, M.Ed.
Anya Ismail, MA, MT-BC
The Edgar Palarea Award will be selected at this meeting. CSMA will pay up to $300 toward your meeting expenses if you attend all business/educational sessions and write a report for our web site. WINNER- RYANN HAGGERTY, CMA (AAMA)
CMA (AAMA) Status All CMAs (AAMA) must have current status to use the credential, including for qualifying to enter orders for the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program.
NEW Recertification Policy Change 4/2018 The time limit for recertifying the CMA (AAMA) credential by continuing education: Recertification by Continuing Education Time Limit.Effective January 1, 2020, an individual whose credential has been expired for more than three months forfeits the right to reactivate the credential by continuing education and must sit for the CMA (AAMA) Certification/Recertification Examination.
Candidates are allowed three attempts to pass the exam. If the candidate does not pass on the third attempt, the candidate is no longer eligible for the exam or to recertify the CMA (AAMA) credential.
Requirements for Recertification To recertify your CMA (AAMA) credential by continuing education, a total of 60 recertification points are required across the following categories:
30 from any combination of general, administrative, and clinical
Remember, at least 30 of your 60 recertification points must be accumulated from AAMA approved CEUs.
Take advantage of membership benefits and pay reduced fee's for this meeting;
New or renewing member(if you have ever been an AAMA member): Join on or after September 1, 2018, and receive membership through December 31, 2019.