Michigan Medicine: It's Time for Change

Posted on January 11, 2016 12:38
Conversations About Maintenance of Certification 

Maintenance of Certification brings up one consistent question among Michigan physicians: Why? 

  • Why are we paying thousands of dollars to bring zero value to our patients? 
  • Why are we subjected to redundant, non-specialized modules and procedures? 
  • Why is MOC continuing to be regulated?

In this issue of Michigan Medicine, we talk to three physicians about their frustrations with MOC and how this bureaucratic requirement is affecting their practice and patients. Their stories and many others are fueling change and inspiring advocacy campaigns such as Michigan State Medical Society’s recent Right 2 Care initiative, which aims to eliminate unnecessary requirements in Michigan.

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