MOC costs

Did you know that in a 10-year period members typically pay less than $5,000 to meet their Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements? That's less that $500 per year during your 10-year cycle! Take a look below at how some of the costs break down.

 Item Frequency Activity cost Per 10-year cycle
ABD annual
MOC enrollment fee
Annual $150 $1,500
MOC recertification
examination fee
Once every
10 years
$900 $900
AAD's derm exam
prep course

(optional)
Once every
10 years
$750

$750
CME requirements
25 AMA PRA
category 1 credits
Annual Varies Varies
Self-assessment
questions using
AAD's Dermatology
Self-Assessment
Program
100 questions every 3 years for a total of 300 questions $59-$69 per 25 question book $708-$828
Patient safety module
using AAD's Patient
Safety in Dermatology
Module
Once every 10 years $25 $25

Patient communication
survey
Once every 5 years
total of 2 times in
10 years
Free from ABD Free
Peer communication
survey
Once every 5 years
total of 2 times in
10 years
Free from ABD
Free
Practice assessment/quality
improvement using
AAD's Performance
Improvement CME
Modules
Once every 5 years
total of 2 times in
10 years
Free - $249 Free - $498


                 
Find more about other American Board of Dermatology-approved resources.
 
                 
Requirements for dermatopathologists who do not engage in patient care are different. Learn more about these requirements.

New! MOC webinars

                moc_2_thm.png

This webinar walks you through how to complete AAD resources that meet your MOC Component 2 requirements on lifelong learning and self-assessment.

                MOC_4_thumb.png

This webinar walks you through how to complete AAD resources that meet your MOC Component 4 Performance Improvement requirements.

 
               
Visit the American Board of Dermatology
 
               

Visit the American Board of Medical Specialties