Fees and Requirements

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INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY APPLICATION FEES

  • Activities must be submitted 25 business days (5 weeks) prior to event to avoid late fees

  • Fees are based on the number of contact hours under review/offered during the activity.  For example, an activity that is 60 minutes in length, with 3 concurrent presentations is 3.0 contact hours to be reviewed and 1.0 contact hour eligible for a participant to receive.  The fee for the application would be $150.
  • Fees must be submitted with the application and are non-refundable once the review process has begun. 
  • The CE review fee can be paid by check (Payable to ANA) or credit card
  • An activity will not be sent to the review panel until fees are received.
  • WMSD reserves the right to change fees at any time without notice
INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY APPLICATION SUBMISSION FEES
Contact Hours Fee
≤ 1.0 $100
1.1  –  4.0  $150
4.1 – 7.0 $200
7.1 or higher $225+
Plus $15/ contact hour to $500 max
 LATE APPLICATION FEES


$225 LATE FEE for applications received 24 to 16 business days prior to the activity.

 

Applications will not be accepted less than 15 business days prior to the activity. 




INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1: Submit Payment Information through the Online Payment Submission form.

Step 2: Send completed application and payment order confirmation to:

OR

  • Mail Hard Copy – one (1) collated, double-sided
    Western Multistate Division
    Attention:  CNE
    1850 E. Southern Avenue, Suite 1
    Tempe, AZ 85282

APPROVED PROVIDER APPLICATION FEES

APPROVED PROVIDER SUBMISSION FEES

Single Agency Provider Application* 1 Facility

$2000

 

 

System Provider Application** 2 to 6 Facilities

$3000

 

 

Mega System Provider Application*** 7 or More Facilities

$4800
ADDITIONAL FEES

Single Agency Provider Annual Review****

$100

System  Provider Annual Review****

$150

Mega System  Provider Annual Review****

$240

Extension Fee

Extensions up to 3 months may be granted at the discretion of the WMSD Accredited Approver Unit and must be requested in writing with 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.

$165 Single Agency
$250 System Agency
$400 Mega System Agency

Provisional Status Fee

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

 $500

*SINGLE AGENCY PROVIDER:
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.
 

**SYSTEM PROVIDER:
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.

***MEGA SYSTEM PROVIDER:
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.

****ANNUAL PROVIDER REVIEW
All approved providers are required to submit an annual report of awarded activities to the WMSD Accredited Approver Unit each calendar year, excluding organization re-applying in the same year. This data is collected by the WMSD Accredited Approver Unit and reported to ANCC.  A sample audit of activities may be requested.


Submission Instructions

Step 1: Submit Payment Information through the Online Payment Submission form.

Step 2: Send completed application, Self Study, and payment order confirmation to:

  • Mail: 2 Hard Copiestwo (2) collated, double-sided, hard copies -see Self Study Instructions
    Western Multistate Division
    Attention:  CNE
    1850 E. Southern Avenue, Suite 1
    Tempe, AZ 85282
  • Email - no electronic file submissions, direct questions to education@westernmsd.org.
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