UPCOMING EVENTS

Apr 22

2020 NYSAMSS Annual Conference

Wed, Apr 22nd 2020 - Fri, Apr 24th 2020

Due to the current Coronavirus situation, the 2020 NYSAMSS Annual Conference, scheduled for April 22-24, 2020, at the Albany Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, has been CANCELED.  The Board is currently working with the Albany Marriot to attempt to re-schedule this event for the Fall.  Further information will be posted as it becomes available.  

News

Certification Eligibility Changes

Effective Fall, 2015, NAMSS has modified the eligibility requirements for the CPCS and CPMSM examinations.  Among the changes:  A CPCS or CPMSM in good standing will no longer automatically qualify for one or the other examinations.

For the CPCS exam:

At the time of application, the candidate must be currently employed in the medical services profession for at least the past 12 consecutive months AND have a total of three years' experience in the medical services profession within the past five years.

For the CPMSM exam:

 At the time of application, the candidate must be currently employed in the medical services profession for at least the past 12 consecutive months AND have a total of five years' experience in the medical services profession within the past eight years. 

 

The previous qualification (Be a CPCS or CPMSM in good standing AND be employed for at least the past 12 consecutive months in the medical services profession) was removed based on data that reflected a 90% failure rate for CPMSM candidates with less than five years' experience.