Fees and Requirements

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Individual Education Activity Application
Organizations interested in awarding nursing contact hours for one, single educational activity or conference

  • Applications accepted year round a minimum of 30 business days (excluding weekends & holidays) prior to the activity start date
  • Applications received under 30 business days will be accessed a late fee
  • Applications received 21 business days will be accessed a late fee and expedited review fee.
  • No application will be accepted 20 business days prior to activity start date
  • Application review fee applies based on number of contact hours under review

Individual Activity

New Fees

Individual Activity Application Fee Contact Hours <1.0

$75 (Per contact hour to be reviewed)

Individual Activity Application Fee Contact Hours > 1.0

$75

Application Late Fee: 
Applications received under 30 business day (Excluding weekends and Holidays) will be accessed a late submission fee

$200

Expedited Review Fee: 
Expedited review fees are in addition to late fees if your application is received 21 days prior to activity date (Excluding weekends and Holidays)

 No application will be accepted 20 business days prior to activity start date

$200

Individual Activity Incomplete Application Fee: 

$50

Individual Activity Post Activity Late Fee: 
Post activity documentation is required 30 business days (Excluding weekends and Holidays) after your activity date held

$25

Individual Activity Application Addendum Fee: 
Addendums made to Approved activity application and/or activities currently out for review. (Change to a flat fee) 

$50

Individual Activity Consultation Fee:

$60 (Per hour)


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Individual Education Activity Annual Reporting

Individual Education activity applicants are required to submit their yearly report due on January 31st. Annual reporting notices will go out first week of December. No fee for Individual Education Activity annual reporting.

Email completed annual activity report to nemsd.annualreporting@gmail.com.

To determine the number of contact hours to award add up the total time allotted for the actual presentation (not including breaks/lunch) and divide by 60 (minutes). Each contact hour is 60 minutes of actual presentation time.


Approved Provider of Continuing Education
Organizations interested in receiving approval to award nursing contact hours for multiple educational activities provided to nurses within their organization or their target audience.

NEW REQUIREMENTS

New 2015 ANCC Criteria

  • Applications accepted three times per year (March 1, July 1 & November 1) see cycle chart below
  • Application review fee applies based on type of organization (Single Agency or System Provider)
  • Applicants must meet specific eligibility requirements to apply (see intent to apply form)

Approved Provider

New Fees

Provider Intent-to-Apply Fee:
Organizations interested in applying to become an Approved Provider must complete the eligibility verification process, meet all eligibility requirements and submit intent-to-apply fee. The Northeast Multi-State Division is responsible for ensuring that the applicant is eligible to apply.

The intent-to-apply fee is non-refundable if the organization submits an intent-to-apply form and decides not to proceed with the submission of the full Approved Provider application. The intent-to-apply fee will be credited toward the provider application review fee for organizations that proceed forward with the full Provider Application

$200.00

Single Agency Provider Application* 1 Facility
A single agency or hospital Approved Provider Unit who may be part of a larger corporate system however awards contact hours for only one agency/hospital named in the application.

$2,500

 

System Provider Application **2 to 6 Facilities:

A multiagency or multi-hospital health care system with two to six agencies/hospitals with a centralized Approved Provider Unit awarding contact hours system wide for continuing education activities.

$3,500

Meg System Provider Application***7 or More Facilities:

A multiagency or multi-hospital health care system with seven or more agencies/hospitals and/or have facilities in more than one state with a centralized Approved Provider Unit awarding contact hours system wide for continuing education activities.

$4,800

Annual Review Fee: All approved providers are required to submit an annual report of awarded activates to the NEMSD accredited Approver Unit each calendar year, excluding organizations re-applying in the same year. This data is collected by the NEMSD Accredited Approver Unit and reported to ANCC. A Sample audit of activity is required.

Single Agency Provider: $150

System Provider: $250

Mega System Provider: $400

Single Agency Provider Annual Report Review Fee

A single agency or hospital Approved Provider Unit who may be part of a larger corporation system however awards contact hours for only on agency/hospital named in the application.

$150

System Provider Annual Report Review Fee

A multi-agency or multi-hospital health care system with two or six agencies/hospitals with a centralized Approved Provider Unit awarding contact hours system wide for continuing education activities.

$250

Mega System Provider Annual Report Review Fee

A multi-agency or multi-hospital health care system with seven or more agencies/hospitals and/or have facilities in more than one state with a centralized Approved Provider Unit awarding contact hours system wide for continuing education activities.

$400

Provider Late Annual Report Fee

$50

Provider Extension Fee

Extensions up to 3 months may be granted at the discretion of the NEMSD Accredited Approver Unit and must be requested in writing and explanation of cause. Extension dates will not change the original approval period. For example: the expiration date is 5/1/2016, an extension is granted to 8/1/2016. Application is submitted and approved and expiration date is 5/1/2019, a three-year period based on your original expiration date.

$500

Provisional Status Fee

Organization provisional status is granted to those who require resubmission of Self Study for substantive documentation deficiencies, process improvements and/or progress reporting.

$500

Provider Applicant Consultation Fee

$200 (1 hour)

Applicant Found to be Incomplete

$250

Late Self-Study Submission Fee

$500 (in addition to application fee)

Incomplete Self-Study Fee

$250

Cycle Deferral Fee:
fee to move to another review cycle

$250

Second progress report due
*for failure to correct deficiencies in first report

$250

Third progress report due
*for failure to correct deficiencies in second report

$500

 

Annual Fee
Approved Providers are required to pay an annual fee and submit their yearly report due on January 31st.
Annual reporting notices will go out first week of December.

Email completed annual monitoring report, continuing education summary documents and one complete merged education activity file to nemsd.annualreporting@gmail.com

Approved Provider Cycle

March CYCLE July CYCLE November CYCLE
Intent to Apply Due November 1 March 1 July 1
Self-Study Application Due March 1 July 1 November 1
Final Decision June 1 - September 1 October 1 - January 1 February 1 - May 1

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The Northeast Multi-State Division is accredited as an approver and provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC COA).

If you have any questions please email Nemsd.education@gmail.com or call 1-888-373-1291 and one of our coordinators will be happy to assist you.

Billing question please email nemsd.billing@gmail.com.

Thank you all for your continued support.