American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Fee Structure

Fee Structure—July 1, 2019 (FY2020)

Live Activities (Live Meetings, Internet Live Courses)

Live Activities Application Fee $450
Live Activities per Credit Fee $325
Self-Assessment per Credit Fee (Optional)
$75
Regulatory Mandated Content Fee (Optional)
$100 per type/topic
Regulatory Mandated Content per Credit Fee (Optional)
$50

Internet Enduring Activities

Application Fee $400
Application Fee, if originated from an ACS-Accredited Live Activity $200
CME per Credit Fee $325
Annual Renewal Fee per Year $200
Regulatory Mandated Content Fee (Optional)
$100 per type/topic
Regulatory Mandated Content per Credit Fee (Optional)
$50

Journal Articles

Application Fee per Article $100
CME per Credit Fee $325
Annual Renewal Fee per Article, per Year $200
Regulatory Mandated Content Fee (Optional)
$100 per type/topic
Regulatory Mandated Content per Credit Fee (Optional)
$50

Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS)

Application Fee $450
Quarterly Frequency Annual Fee $1,500/year
Monthly Frequency Annual Fee $2,000/year
Weekly Frequency Annual Fee $3,000/year

Other Activities

Application Fee $450
CME per Credit Fee $325
Self-Assessment per Credit Fee (Optional) $75
Regulatory Mandated Content Fee (Optional)
$100 per type/topic
Regulatory Mandated Content per Credit Fee (Optional)
$50
Format Fee $250

Additional Fees—All Learning Formats

Late Fees

For late submission of the application and/or final report

6–10 days after deadline $200
11–15 days after deadline $300
16–20 days after deadline $400
21–25 days after deadline $500
26–30 days after deadline $600
31–35 days after deadline $700
36–40 days after deadline $800
40+ days after deadline $1,000

Rush Processing

Two (2) business days $500
Same day $1,000

Hard Copy Application Submission Fee

Applied only if application materials are submitted in hardcopy (rather than electronically)

$200

Re-Review of Application

Applied only if a change in the program content/schedule results in a change in CME/SA/Regulatory Mandated Credit after the activity has been approved (excludes change in faculty/dates)

$100

Commercial Support Processing Fee

Applied only if the activity is receiving commercial support (“educational grants”). Excludes commercial promotion (“marketing”/”exhibits”). Fee is NOT calculated based on total commercial support monetary amount the activity is receiving—only on the total of the activity invoice amount.

15% of overall activity cost

Additional Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Continuous Professional Development Accreditation Team at CPDA@facs.org.