At the State and Local Level: ACG Active on State MOC Legislation

As ACG has kept you aware in recent policy alerts, the College is actively working with various state medical and GI societies in pursuing legislative efforts prohibiting onerous and unfair maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements.  ...

ACG Reaction to ABIM News on MOC – March 29, 2017

Dr. Carol A. Burke ABIM Announces Its Version of Improvement on MOC: Are “Open-Book”, Frequent Exams Diplomate-Centered? ABIM today announced a plan which makes certain concessions to the overwhelming opposition to the state of MOC from ...

ACG Questions ABIM’s Decision on Longer Testing Requirements

Dr. Kenneth DeVault in Philadelphia September 15, 2016 This week, ACG expressed its disappointment to the ABIM upon learning that ABIM will require an additional module for diplomates sitting for the upcoming re-certification exam.  This adds ...

The States and MOC: An ACG Update from Missouri

Dayna S. Early, MD, FACGACG Governor for Missouri I wanted to share some news on the legislative front in Missouri. In late August 2016, two bills were passed in the Missouri legislature that address the issue of Maintenance of Certification ...

ACG Call to Action for Michigan Members: Support ACG’s Efforts to Eliminate MOC Requirements in Michigan

James M. Scheiman, MD, FACGACG Governor for Michigan ACG has partnered with the Michigan State Medical Society to advocate for two bills currently before the state legislature.  These bills would prevent hospitals and insurers from requiring ...

ACG Fighting for You Against ABIM’s New MOC Proposals

Dr. Kenneth DeVault in Philadelphia September 15, 2016 The College has been fighting for your interests as the debate on MOC gets more intense and opposition to ABIM’s new alternative MOC pathway heats up — not only from the GI societies, ...