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February 20, 2018
By Alieta Eck, M.D.
Before 1990, American physicians who had completed 3 years or more of rigorous training in a specialty and passed an examination were awarded lifetime “board certification.”
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Health Care
April 26, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the growing proliferation of unnecessary and expensive medical certifications and the need for maintenance of certification reform in Indiana.
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Health Care
June 8, 2017
By David Grandouiller
If the governor signs the bill, physicians will gain protection from expensive obligations that divert their attention from patients.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 10, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Dr. Paul Teirstein explains why doctors are rejecting 'maintenance of certification' in a dozen states and trying to get lawmakers to do the same.
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Health Care
June 14, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses two proposals now being considered in the Michigan Legislature that would limit the influence of maintenance of certification in the state.
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Health Care
April 19, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposal now being considered in the Florida Legislature that would limit the influence of maintenance of certification in the state.
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Health Care
April 12, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposal now being considered in the Maine Legislature that would limit the influence of maintenance of certification in the state.
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Health Care
March 29, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the numerous problems maintenance of certification is causing in Texas and the new effort to limit the influence of MOCs in the state.
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Health Care
March 22, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines maintenance of certification standards and how Tennessee is considering reforms to prevent medical associations from forcing doctors to take unnecessary and expensive tests to remain certified.
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Health Care
June 7, 2016
By Michael Hamilton
Lawmakers in several states in the Midwest are considering following Oklahoma’s lead by passing reform legislation prohibiting maintenance of certification (MOC) as a condition of medical licensure and hospital admitting privileges.
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Health Care
June 6, 2016
By Jenni White
Oklahoma will become the first state to protect physicians without maintenance of certification (MOC) from losing their licenses, reimbursement, employment, or hospital admitting privileges.
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Health Care
August 8, 2016
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the numerous problems maintenance of certification is causing in North Carolina and other states nationwide.
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Health Care
Regulation
June 2, 2016
By Matthew Glans
There are few who argue against the idea doctors should be required to stay current on all the latest medical developments.
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Health Care
December 1, 2015
Health Care News reported in May 2016:admitting privileges to a physician solely because the physician chooses to forego MOC, which board-certified doctors in multiple states describe as a costly and time-consuming process.
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Health Care
Law
February 25, 2015
Health Care News reported in May of 2016:The now obsolete SB 58 included a clause protecting doctors from MOC-based discrimination by hospitals. “It caught a lot of people by surprise,” state Sen. Ralph Alvarado (R) said.
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Health Care
Law
April 17, 2013
By Paul M. Kempen
In 2000, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) mandated all 24 specialty affiliates to limit board certification (BC) duration to 10 years.
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Health Care
May 16, 2016
By Matthew Glans
Certification and licensing requirements can have a significant effect on the growth of any market, especially in the health care industry – where doctors face myriad licensing, certification, and education requirements to maintain their licenses and
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Health Care
April 22, 2016
By Matthew Glans
Certification and licensing can have a significant effect on the growth of any market, especially in the health care industry, where doctors face myriad licensing, certification, and education requirements to maintain their licenses and continue
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Health Care
August 21, 2015
By Robert M. Doroghazi
An important factor that I believe ties together many of the negative secular trends making it less likely our brightest young men and women will choose a career in Medicine can be summed up in 1 word—bureaucracy.
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Health Care
April 20, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
This week's Leaflet examines taxes and constitutional amendments, tax reform in Nebraska, a study on civic classes in colleges, a Texas lawsuit suing the EPA, maintenance of certification in Maine, and the 10th edition of Rich States, Poor States.
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Constitutional Reform
Economy
Health Care
Education
Energy
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