In joint providership, who needs to be included in the written agreement for commercial support and what is the recommended timeline?

The expectations of the ACCME are that:

  • Written agreements for commercial support will include the accredited provider and commercial supporter.
  • These agreements will also include the name of the joint provider or third party who will receive/disburse the funds.
  • The execution and agreement must be by both the accredited provider and ineligible company who provides the commercial support.  Including the joint provider/third party is fine, but they are not in a position to execute or agree in place of the accredited provider.
  • Written agreements of this nature must be executed before the activity takes place.


Weekly Compliance Tip

Are we allowed to just use PART of an activity as an example of compliance with a commendation criterion?

Yes – providers can use part of an activity, for example, a regularly scheduled series or…

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