Lapsed Credentials

Lapsed Credential for Non-Payment of Fee Policy

Certification renewal fees must be submitted by December 31 of each calendar year. Renewal fees submitted after December 31 will be subject to a $50 late fee. Failure to submit the renewal and penalty fees by February 1 of any calendar year will result in loss of the CMD credential.

In order to be considered for reinstatement:

  • An appeals form must be submitted to the MDCB at https://mdcb.learningbuilder.com.
  • In addition to the form, the practitioner will be required to submit payment immediately and any CEU requirements by June 1st of the current year.

The criteria for reinstatement are as follows:

Period of Lapse

Fee

Required Documentation

January 1 to 31

Annual Certification Renewal Fee ($175) + late fee ($50) = $225

None

February 1 to June 30

Annual Certification Renewal Fee ($175) + late fee ($50) + reinstatement fee ($250) = $475

  • Completed Appeals Form
  • Evidence of 10 CE credits for each completed year of the current CE cycle by June 1 following the last cycle year
  • 10 new additional credits*

July 1

Re-certify by exam

  • Last MDCB # and year of previous certification
  • Evidence of 10 CE credits for each completed year of the current CE cycle
  • 10 new additional credits*

Lapsed Credential for CE Non-Compliance Policy

Every 5 years, a CMD must show proof of continuing knowledge and skills by documenting a minimum of 50 continuing education credits. Any CMD who is not compliant with continuing education credit by the end of the CE cycle will be reinstated based on the following criteria:

Period of Lapse

Fee

Required Documentation

January 1 to 31

Annual Certification Renewal Fee ($175) + late fee ($50) = $225

None

February 1 to June 30

Annual Certification Renewal Fee ($175) + late fee ($50) + reinstatement fee ($250) = $475

  • Completed Appeals Form
  • Evidence of 10 CE credits for each completed year of the current CE cycle by June 1st following the last cycle year
  • 10 new additional credits*

July 1

Re-certify by exam

  • Last MDCB # and year of previous certification
  • Evidence of 10 CE credits for each completed year of the current CE cycle
  • 10 new additional credits*

*Any additional continuing education credits submitted during the payment lapsed period will not count toward the CE cycle minimum.

Decisions regarding reinstatement may be appealed, in writing, to the MDCB Board of Directors c/o the President. Decisions of the MDCB Board of Directors are final.