Are there any other requirements that MEs must adhere to after they are added to the National Registry?

Yes, MEs also have to comply with the following administrative requirements as of May 21, 2014:

  • Submit Form MCSA-5850 for each driver examined electronically every month via the National Registry website. If no exams were performed during the month, that must also be reported;
  • Retain (1) original completed Medical Examination Reports for all drivers examined and (2) a copy or electronic version of the driver’s medical examiner’s certificate for at least 3 years from the examination date;
  • Submit to periodic audits;
  • Provide FMCSA with medical examination report forms and other documents as requested;
  • Continue to be licensed, registered, or certified in accordance with the applicable State laws and regulations of each State in which you perform examinations with a scope of practice that includes performing physical examinations;
  • Submit any changes in the application information to FMCSA within 30 days of the change;
  • Report to FMCSA any information related to any termination, suspension, or withdrawal of the ME’s license, registration, or certificate under State law; and
  • Maintain documentation of State licensing, registration, or certification and completion of all required training.

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