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Physician Comments on ABIM "2020" Blog

from Dr. Howard Mandel:

I find these comments on this thread quite interesting—-Marilyn as a regulator and as a lawyer, are you advising that all lawyers retake the Bar exam every year or two? 295 more words

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Reevaluating politically and bureaucratically based medical licensing

Guest post by Paul Kempen, MD, PhD

The natural history of any bureaucratic entity must include the generation of rules, procedures, restrictions, forms, fees, investigations, penalties, and educational material which shows how vital the respective entity is for the nation, civilization, etc. 459 more words

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ABIM responds to a physician's letter

(name of physician and ABIM administrator omitted)

Dear Dr.  ?????,

Thank you for your inquiry about the governance of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).   437 more words

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When Will ABIM Debate?

Paul Kempen, MD, PhD comments on Medical Economics article, “MOC changes aim to lessen burden on physicians, but debate continues” :

I continue to be astounded that the ABIM refuses to openly debate the topic in an open forum. 481 more words

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Dr. Chip on Release of Medicare Physician Payment Data

Please take note that whatever AOA says or CMS for that matter, they are NOT DISCLOSING how many refusals to pay they generated, they are not disclosing how many bill backs they generated over that same time period, they are not disclosing how many cases were given to the FBI for Hunting purposes and they are not disclosing how many patients they refused to allow access to treatment, by denying coverage. 335 more words

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Single accreditation for MDs and DOs by 2020?

Dr. Gina Reghetti comments on Dr. Wax’s letter to AOA (also copied below):

Dr Wax,

I hope he answers back. I wish that we could find an attorney that would file suit due to them restricting our unique trade of Osteopathic Medicine, a national historical healthcare system, that originated in America. 1,266 more words

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Letter to AOA on ACGME merger: Problem & new solution

Dear AOA Pres. Dr. Vinn, et al.

This letter is in regard to, “Single accreditation for MDs and DOs by 2020,” in family practice news this month. 470 more words

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