Oregon Medical Group Management Association

ACMPE Board Certification...

To echo the words of The College “It’s within your reach.”

ACMPE: The American College of Medical Practice Executives

Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) is one of our profession’s most respected credentials.  Attaining CMPE certification shows a strong commitment to your professional development. Following the steps of advancement through the certification process will increase your knowledge and enhance your job performance. These credentials are recognized by the medical community and consistently being required in job postings. CMPE certified practice administrators can earn 10% and 40% more than non-certified managers (depending group size and location) when compared to non-CMPE certified practice administrators. Obtaining certification alone won't account for the increase in wages; the commitment to continuing education and increased networking opportunities when combined with the credentials of certification add value and competency to your personal management portfolio.

To earn ACMPE board certification you must:

  • Be a current member of MGMA.
  • Have 2+ years healthcare management experience, including 6 months in a supervisory role.
  • Pass objective and essay exams (beginning September 2017 essay exam is being replaced with a scenario-based objective question exam).
  • Earn 50 hours of continuing education hours.
  • Beginning 1/1/2019, certification will require a bachelor’s degree or 120 college credits.

OMGMA is committed to helping our members navigate through this process. You can participate in our local study groups either in person or via conference call. If you have interest in sponsoring such a study group, please let us know as we can possibly assist you with reference materials and information. If you are interested in earning board certification through ACMPE, please contact our Oregon ACMPE Representative.

Fellowship (FACMPE)...

WILL YOU JOIN US?

Attaining Fellowship in the American College of Medical Practice Executives is within your grasp. Fellowship is the highest level of distinction in medical practice management. This signifies superior standards of performance and professional competency which demand greater professional respect and increased career potential. Fellowship encourages ongoing personal and professional development to become the very best you can be and your willingness to pass this information and knowledge along to others. Our Physician’s understand Board Certification and Fellowship.

For advancement to Fellowship you must:

  • Earn the Certified Medical Practice Executive title.
  • Write a professional paper on a subject pertinent to medical practice management.
  • Meet the continuing education requirements.

OMGMA is challenging you to share your knowledge and advance your profession by becoming a Fellow this year. The Oregon ACMPE Representative is available to help Oregon residents seeking to attain their Fellow designation. There is a group of mentors who have attained their Fellow designation waiting to assist you in this process. If would like to find out more about Fellowship, please contact our Oregon ACMPE Representative.

Debbie Anderson, OMGMA Executive Secretary | 9144 SE 67th Avenue, Portland, OR 97206 | 971-373-1477 | execsecretary@omgma.com

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