ABIM MOC

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

When you enter participant completion records in PARS, you will need to indicate the number of total MOC points earned and the MOC credit type(s) for which the points were earned. 

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Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

Providers are required to enter the typical activity-related fields in PARS, and if the activity is eligible to offer ABIM Practice Assessment Points, the provider must attest to meeting the ABIM’s...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

The AHRQ website provides detailed information about what is included in the three Aims or six Priorities...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

Typically, the number of MOC points will be equivalent to the number of CME credits designated for the activity. However, it is acceptable for the MOC points to be less than the number of CME credits...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

No. The accredited provider defines a minimum participation threshold for MOC activities. Physician learners are likely to participate in one or more of the areas outlined in ABIM’s requirements for Practice...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

ABIM has extended the decision to not require Practice Assessment in its MOC program through December 31, 2018. However, ABIM Board Certified physicians must earn a total of 100 MOC points every 5 years and...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

Yes, you can register an activity for only ABIM Practice Assessment points.

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

The ACCME will notify you if you are selected for an MOC audit and will ask you to complete a structured abstract for the...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

The same learner information would be required as is currently collected for ABIM Medical Knowledge activities: The physician learner’s first and last name, date of birth (mm/dd), date of completion of the...

Last Revised:
April 17, 2017
Published on:
Monday, April 17, 2017

The National Academy of Medicine’s quality dimensions include six specific aims for improvement.  More information can be found here:    ...

Last Revised:
April 14, 2017
Published on:
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

A PDF document describing the XML format for uploading both ABIM MOC activities and CME Activities not registered for MOC to PARS. A zip file of XML template files can be found here:...

Last Revised:
April 14, 2017
Published on:
Friday, November 4, 2016

This document is for IT professionals that are reporting participant data for CME activities registered in PARS for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It describes the XML...

Published on:
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

For most CME activities that are registered for ABIM MOC points, the number of CME credits will be the same as the number of MOC points.  However, it is possible that a large activity might only have certain sessions that qualify...

Published on:
Monday, August 29, 2016

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®...

Last Revised:
November 1, 2016
Published on:
Monday, May 16, 2016

Each specialty board has its own guidance for calculating the number of MOC points/credits available for an activity.  See “Ask ACCME” pages for specific boards to determine the number of MOC points/credits for the activity that...

Last Revised:
May 16, 2016
Published on:
Monday, May 16, 2016

The ACCME and ABIM have developed a resource, Evaluation Tool: CME that Counts for ABIM MOC...

Last Revised:
May 5, 2017
Published on:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

This resource includes examples of evaluation approaches that CME providers can use in activities that count for ABIM MOC.

For more information, please visit ...

Last Revised:
November 3, 2016
Published on:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

No. As has always been the case, accredited providers should report any multi-session annual meeting as a single CME activity in ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS...

Last Revised:
November 3, 2016
Published on:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Medical Knowledge...

Last Revised:
November 3, 2016
Published on:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Yes. Once you have attested that your activity meets the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Medical Knowledge Assessment Recognition Program requirements, the Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) will prompt you to...

Published on:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Once you have attested that your activity meets the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) ...

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