Failure to Submit Policy

Failure to Submit Policy 2017-04-07T20:24:45+00:00

Yearly annual reports and all supporting documentation are to be mailed to the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AOCOO-HNS), 4764 Fishburg Road, Suite F, Huber Heights, OH 45424 within thirty (30) days of the completion of each contract year. Failure to meet the deadline for submission may result in delayed evaluation by the specialty college.

The following policy is effective as of July 1, 1999:

Failure to submit the required annual reports to the College

  • within sixty (60) days of completion of the contract year will result in the assessment of a $100 late fee;
  • within one (1) year of completion of the contract year will result in the assessment of a $500 late fee; and
  • there will be a $250 late fee for each additional residency year that is delinquent for one or more years. If by completion of the program all of the annual reports are incomplete, the C.O.M.E. may require that the resident repeat the training.

All assessment fee billing statements will be mailed to the respective resident(s) and copied to the program director and DME.

Failure to pay assessments may result in delayed evaluation by the specialty college.