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Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

bullet (MOC) Program Overview
bullet MOC Activity Requirement Explanations
bullet ABPN Approved MOC Products
bullet Information for MOC Examinations
bullet Application for MOC Examinations
bullet MOC Combined Examinations
bullet Examination Schedules

2014 MOC: PQRS and the MOC Matters Website
Visit the MOC Matters Website to fulfill and document your 2014 MOC and PQRS requirements. It consists of the MOC: PQRS Attestation Module, the PQRS Registry Module and the Patient Experience of Care Survey Module. As an added feature, the freestanding Patient Survey Module is available to diplomates of all Member Boards, whether or not the diplomates are participating in MOC:PQRS. The Website also includes an updated MOC:PQRS Facts & FAQs.
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Quarterly Update: FAQ Archives
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Quarterly Update: FAQ Archives

These FAQs are a collection of common questions resulting from tradeshows, phone calls and submitted questions from the ABPN website. The ABPN sends out a quarterly email to subscribers highlighting new questions and features that provide helpful insight when applying for an examination and tips for maintaining certification. Subscribe NOW to keep apprised of new information pertaining to initial certification and maintenance of certification (MOC).

April - June, 2014
bullet Feedback modules require that diplomates collect feedback from only ONE of the following options.
bullet The ABPN has reduced the amount of MOC activity needed to meet the requirements for the 2015 through 2021 MOC examinations.
bullet Some C-MOC program requirements may be waived for diplomates who pass the subspecialty certification exam in 2012, or later.
bullet Diplomates are no longer required to enter the details of their MOC activities in the ABPN Physician Folios system. Diplomates will now attest to having completed the MOC requirements.
January - March, 2014
bullet What is the ABPN Faculty Fellowship Award?
bullet What is the Subspecialties in Psychiatry and Neurology Forum?

July - December, 2013
bullet Why Performance in Practice?
bullet How you can satisfy the PIP requirement?
bullet How can I see if some of the ABPN MOC activities satisfy the requirements for the (Physician Quality Reporting System) PQRS?
April - June, 2013
bullet How to determine if you are in 10-YR MOC or C-MOC?
bullet How to show that a diplomate is meeting MOC requirements?
bullet Where can I find information about ABPN-Approved SA, CME, PIP Products, PIP Feedback Products?
January - March, 2013
bullet What is Continuous Pathway to Lifelong Learning (C-MOC)?
bullet What is ABPN Physician Folios?
bullet How to find an application?