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Status of medical examiner website provided by FMCSA

Agency reassures parties that the system is secure

Posted April 24, 2018

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ensured stakeholders that its National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) website is stable and data are secure.

In a notice appearing on the Agency’s website, it reassured parties that driver and medical examiner information within the site are protected. FMCSA communicated that there was an unsuccessful attempt to compromise the NRCME website, but it was determined that no personal information was exposed.

Current status of the portal

FMCSA is continuing to work to address website functionality issues. Several key features were made available on the NRCME, including a static look-up function to check the validity of medical cards.

As of April 6, 2018, medical practitioners wishing to become a certified medical examiner listed on the NRCME are able to register.

As certified medical examiners continue to perform medical exams on commercial truck and bus drivers, they are instructed to:

  • Issue a paper Medical Examiner's Certificate (MEC), Form MCSA-5876, to qualified drivers; and
  • Segregate all examinations completed while the functionality was offline.

MEs must be prepared to upload these exams to the web portal once the system is online, without penalties.

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