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NRCME Exam Problems

NRCME Exam Problems

There is a technical problem with the NRCME National Exam causing some providers to fail who receive a 72.404%. The passing score on the national exam remains 71%. The FMCSA are working on the issue and will notify all providers by email who are affected.

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Diabetes Rule

Diabetes Rule

The FMCSA has announced a new process for the evaluation of drivers with ITDM  (insulin-treated diabetes mellitus) with an implementation date of November 19, 2018. Previously, the FMCSA required drivers with ITDM to obtain an exemption from the FMCSA. The new regulations allow Medical Examiners to certify drivers with ITDM who have stable regimens and properly controlled ITDM using a process detailed by the FMCSA. The new process for the evaluation of drivers with ITDM includes evaluation by the driver’s Treating Clinician (TC), the medical provider responsible for managing the driver’s diabetes including the prescription. The TC completes the ITDM Assessment...

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Updated Driver Examination Forms Posted

Updated Driver Examination Forms Posted

Notice from the DOT/FMCSA October 4, 2018: Updated Driver Examination Forms Posted The date found on the top right corner of the Medical Examination Report Form, MCSA-5875 and Medical Examiner's Certificate, MCSA-5876, is the date of expiration for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved information collection 2126-0006, that includes the Medical Examination Report Form, MCSA-5875 and Medical Examiner's Certificate, MCSA-5876. FMCSA has received approval from OMB for the renewal of information collection 2126-0006. Therefore, the expiration date on the Medical Examination Report Form, MCSA-5875 and Medical Examiner's Certificate, MCSA-5876, has been updated to 09/30/2019, and the revised forms...

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Message to MEs from the DOT/FMCSA

Message to the MEs - Expiration Date on Driver Examination Forms The date found on the top right corner of the Medical Examination Report Form, MCSA-5875 and Medical Examiner's Certificate, MCSA-5876, is the date of expiration for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved information collection 2126-0006, that includes the Medical Examination Report Form, MCSA-5875 and Medical Examiner's Certificate, MCSA-5876. The current forms posted on the FMCSA website are scheduled to expire on August 31, 2018. However, FMCSA has submitted the information collection renewal request for approval. Since the information collection renewal request has been submitted, we have approval...

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FMCSA Reiterates Prohibited Medications

FMCSA Reiterates Prohibited Medications

The FMCSA recently reiterated it's policy that there is no specific list of prohibited medications. They didn't list...

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