American College of Medical Scribe Specialists (ACMSS) has joined with
American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM) in their new Non-Profit
Partnership. ACMSS will be offering AAUCM members an Urgent Care-specific certified scribe program and discounts to membership toward
members who will be entering Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE)
information for Medication Laboratory and Radiology Orders attesting for
meaningful use must be certified and credentialed. Certified Medical
Scribe Specialists (CMSS) qualify towards meeting the CPOE measure for
EHR adoption with CMS.
certifies all scribes in the outpatient setting by specialty for this
purpose” said ACMSS President and CEO Kristin Hagen. “We represent the
highest professional quality of certified and credentialed medical
scribes in the industry for medical record documentation enabling
practice efficiencies and assisting towards practice compliance needs.”
strongly believes in taking proactive care of organizations’ needs both
for clinical documentation as well as keeping them up to date on latest
regulations. ACMSS reminds facilities to begin their 90-day attestation
don't use the program will face penalties beginning in 2015. The payment
reduction starts at 1% and increases each year that an eligible
professional does not demonstrate Meaningful Use to a maximum of 4%
according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The American College of Medical Scribe Specialists is the nation’s only
nonprofit professional society representing more than 15,000 Medical
Scribes in over 1,300 medical institutions. ACMSS partners with academic
institutions and medical scribe corporations to offer both
education-to-certification and employment-to-certification pathways.
ACMSS advances the needs of the medical scribe industry through
certification public advocacy and continuing education. To learn more
about ACMSS please visit: www.theacmss.org.
About the AAUCM
The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM) is the leading
society for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners
practicing Urgent Care Medicine. The purpose of the AAUCM is to
contribute to the field of Urgent Care Medicine in the areas of
professional growth scientific and medical research and medical
education all to improve the overall quality of medical care. The
American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine is working diligently to
protect and ensure the future of the specialty of Urgent Care.
For ACMSS contact:
American College of Medical Scribe Specialists
For AAUCM contact:
American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine
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