11 Reasons Physicians Hate Maintenance of Certification

May 4, 2016

Maintenance of certification requirements have many physicians up in arms. Here are the top reasons for the pushback.

Despite the relative newness of maintenance of certification (MOC), it has developed a rather controversial reputation among physicians. Many say the requirements can be excessively burdensome and physicians often question the true intent of the various certification boards.Here are the top 11 reasons physicians hate MOC. Feel free to add you think we've forgotten below.Click here to download a PDF of this slideshow.*Paul Teirstein runs the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, which offers an alternative to MOC.Steph Weber is a freelance writer hailing from the Midwest. She writes about healthcare, finance, and small business, but finds her passion for the medical field growing in sync with the ever-changing healthcare laws.