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December 05, 2018 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Decreasing Fluoroscopy Exposure During Radiofrequency Ablation in the Lumbar Spine

We’re introducing the PIP Spotlight: A periodic highlight by ABPMR of high-quality Practice Improvement Projects (PIPs) submitted for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV credit. This PIP Spotlight is by Mark Drymalski, MD.

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October 12, 2018 - MOC

Further Thoughts on MOC, CertLink, and Continuous Certification

Want to know more about last week’s announcement from ABPMR regarding CertLink and Continuous Certification? Here’s a little background information for diplomates from ABPMR Board Chair Anthony Chiodo, MD, and ABPMR Executive Director Carolyn Kinney, MD.

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September 21, 2018 - MOC

ABPMR and ABMS Respond to Department of Justice Letter

Recently, the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice was written in response to a request for input on state legislation in Maryland that would restrict the use of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) as a quality metric by hospitals and health plans. Read more about the letter, the ABPMR's view, and the response from the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).

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August 21, 2018 - MOC

One Year Later, Diplomates Take Advantage of NCQA Option for MOC

Physiatrists are earning credit for maintenance of certification while participating in a program that develops a team-based and patient-centered atmosphere in their practices.

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July 17, 2018 - MOC

We Thank Our Volunteers of 2017-18

The ABPMR thanks the many physician volunteers who have given the gift of their time, knowledge, and dedication to the field of PM&R and its subspecialties this year.

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