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Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS

Fee Structure

ACS Chapters CME Fees

Beginning on July 1, 2019, the following fees are in effect for Chapters:

  • Late Fee: $100 late fee if any of the deadlines related to the CME Credit Process are missed. Please note that this is a one-time fee of $100 (not $100 for each missed deadline).
  • Enduring Materials: For journals and internet-based enduring materials, the first year of accreditation is free of charge. The ACCME allows that the resource can be made available to learners for CME credit for a period of up to three years. If a chapter decides to post the enduring material for credit for a second year, a $200 accreditation fee will be applied to the chapter. If the chapter decides to make the educational activity available for a third year, a $150 accreditation fee will be applied.

Please note that all fees stated above are non-refundable. Please contact the Continuous Professional Development Accreditation team at CPDA@facs.org with any questions related to CME-related fees for ACS Chapters.

PartnerCME Fee Structure

Live Activities (Live Meetings, Internet Live Courses)

Live Activities Application Fee

$450

Live Activities Series Application Fee (If applying for 4 or more live activities with ACS in the same calendar year)

$225 (for each activity in the series)

Live Activities per Credit Fee

$325

Self-Assessment per Credit Fee (Optional for live meetings, required for internet live)

$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

Self-Assessment per Credit Fee

$75

Annual Renewal Fee (Per Year Content is Available for Credit, up to 3 Years)

$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

Self-Assessment per Credit Fee

$75

Annual Renewal Fee (Per Year Content is Available for Credit, up to 3 Years)

$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" Format Activities (Hybrid, Social Media Learning, Blended Learning)

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

$1000

Rush Processing

Two (2) business days

$500

Same day

$1000

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

Invoices are generated upon CME approval of an educational activity. Please note that all Application Fees and fees listed under the "Additional Fees-All Learning Formats" section as stated above are non-refundable. In the event that an educational activity is cancelled, the following terms apply: refund of all Credit Fees, up to 14 days prior to the educational activity. 50% refund of all Credit Fees, 7-13 days prior to the educational activity. No refunds will be processed within a week (7 days) of the start of the educational activity.

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