The following points were made in discussing wording related to several elements:
1 New CertificationDuration value
This would be for physicians participating in MoC and other continuous certification programs. Proposals voiced on the call and via email include:
- time unlimited but must be maintained
- Maintenance of Certification
- Continuous certification
2 New reverification date
This would tell credentialing bodies the recommended date by which they should re-verify certification. Proposals include:
3 Definitions for clinical status
The group discussed preparing clear definitions of the valid values for clinical status. The following definitions are offered as a draft for consideration. Modifications welcome.
Active – Maintaining a clinical practice. Clinicians on temporary sabbatical should be marked as Active.
Inactive – Retired from all clinical practice.
Unknown – the clinician’s clinical status is not known.