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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
 

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