MOC: The Race for Money

The Practical C-L Psychiatrist

I found the tweet above after I got the usual American Medical Association Political Action Committee (AMPAC) dues invoice asking for the millionth time for a $100 fee to help fund their political action activities. I read the letter and marveled at the ironic ring of one paragraph:

You have trained for years; have invested significant amounts of money; and have dedicated countless hours to your profession and your patients. Unfortunately, many politicians who make decisions that impact your practice do not understand or appreciate the sacrifices you have made. We need to let them know where physicians stand and make sure the resources are available this November.

The AMA House of Delegates (HOD) didn’t go far enough in June. It failed to adopt a resolution calling for a Moratorium on MOC. I thought they realized I have trained for years, invested…

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