HFJ March - April 2023 |Technical Requirements for CEP
HFJ March - April 2023 |Technical Requirements for CEP

ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal®: March - April 2023 | Technical Requirements for Clinical Exercise Physiologists as Qualified Health Professionals


By Brittany Overstreet, PhD, ACSM-CEP; Christie Ward-Ritacco, PhD, FACSM, ACSM-EP; Francis Neric, MS, MBA; Clinton A. Brawner, PhD, FACSM; Benjamin Thompson, PhD, FACSM, ACSM-EP; Trent Hargens, PhD, FACSM, Walter Thompson, PhD, FACSM 

Despite meeting the required technical standards, clinical exercise physiologists (CEPs) have yet to be identified as qualified health professionals (QHPs). Lack of QHP status for CEPs has resulted in limited coverage of services by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) leaving CEPs ineligible to be reimbursed for, many of the services they provide. Being acknowledged as a QHP would allow CEPs to better contribute to interprofessional healthcare teams and potentially become eligible for reimbursement for services provided by CMS and other insurance companies. 

This course includes an online article from ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal® and a corresponding online quiz. All course content will be presented to you electronically after your purchase. To earn your CECs, you must view the course content and pass the quiz (earning a 70% or better). 

Learners must complete this course within 365 days from the date of purchase.  ACSM will not offer refunds, transfers, or course credits for uncompleted courses prior to their expiration date.

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