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Updates to CMD Policies

Please see the updates to ABPLM policies for Initial and Recertification for Certified Medical Directors (CMD). Changes described below are effective as of January 1, 2019.

During your period of certification, you are required to notify in writing the ABPLM within 30 days of any adverse actions as listed below.


  • Federal and state licensure and certification actions, including reprimands

  • Adverse clinical privileges actions

  • Adverse professional society membership actions

  • Negative actions or findings by private accreditation organizations and peer review organizations

  • Healthcare-related criminal convictions and civil judgments

  • Exclusions from participation in a Federal or state health care program (including Medicare and Medicaid exclusions)

  • Surrender, suspension, or revocation of state or federal DEA registration

  • Other adjudicated actions or decisions

Send notification to or via certified US mail to 9891 Broken Land Parkway – Suite 101, Columbia, MD 21046


You are requested to annually update the sites where you serve as medical director by completing the form found online at  You will be sent annual reminders to complete this form. Please take a moment now to enter the sites of service where you currently serve as medical director.  This data is vital to AMDA and ABPLM efforts to provide information on outcomes and the value of certification specialized training and verification in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.


As of January 1, 2020, your CMD status will be a matter of public record unless you opt out in writing. A posting of all current CMDs with initial certification and recertification dates will be available on the website as of January 1, 2020. If for any reason, you do not want your credential to be a matter of public record, send a written request to opt out of this posting to by November 1, 2019. Written verification of your CMD status may be obtained by downloading the verification form online at or by contacting the ABPLM at

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