CMA Renewal
Instructions


Dear Certified Medication Aide:

In order to remain on the Certified Medication Aide (CMA) Registry and to be eligible to work in a licensed Assisted Living Community (ALC), you must meet the requirements for re-certification and be in good standing on the CNA and CMA registry.

Requirements for Recertification:

  • Qualified work as a CMA in an ALC during every 24 consecutive months from the time of your initial certification;
  • A completed standardize comprehensive medication skills checklist form signed by a Georgia licensed Registered Nurse, Pharmacist or Physician within the past 18 months;
  • Completion of the Application for Renewal;
  • Payment of the recertification fee of $25.00. Payment information is located at www.mmis.georgia.gov, click on the Medication Aide Tab. CMA payment form and CMA credit card payment link is listed under Section IV- Documents, Forms and Public Links. Do not submit renewal fee to Alliant GMCF; and
  • CMA expiration date cannot be updated without verification of the recertification fee of $25.00.


If you are unable to meet these requirements, you must re-take the Georgia State approved medication aide training program and pass the state written competency examination again to remain on the Georgia Medication Aide Registry.

You must send the Medication Aide Registry a completed Application for Renewal as a Certified Medication Nurse. The form may be printed from the website and mailed to Alliant Georgia Medical Care Foundation or faxed to 678-527-3034. You may process the renewal form on-line via the website at www.mmis.georgia.gov. Incomplete forms will not be processed. The renewal form must be submitted prior to CMA certification expiration date. Please allow 30 business days for processing.

If your name or address changes within the next 24 months, fill out a Change of Name/Address form and mail to theAlliant Georgia Medical Care Foundation, Attn: GA Medication Aide Registry, P.O. Box 105753, Atlanta, Georgia 30348. You may print a request for Change of Name/Address form via the website at www.mmis.georgia.gov. All questions should be directed to the Certified Medication Aide Registry at 678-527-3010 or 800-414-4358.

Failure to return the Application for Renewal as a Certified Medication Aide will result in your name being removed from the Georgia Medication Aide Registry and you will not be eligible to be hired as a medication aide by a licensed Assisted Living Community. If you have any questions or need additional information, please call the numbers above. Thank you for your cooperation.

Sincerely,

Georgia Medication Aide Registry

**Attention**

All Certified Medication Aide on-line renewal forms MUST have a completed standardize comprehensive medication skills checklist form signed by a Georgia licensed Registered Nurse, Pharmacist or Physician within the past 18 months. The skills checklist MUST be scanned and attached to the on-line renewal submission. The on-line renewal submission will not process without the attached skills checklist.

A renewal form can be printed from www.mmis.georgia.gov, click on the Medication Aide Tab. Mail the renewal form with a copy of the required skills checklist form to the address on the form.



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