THE AMERICAN BOARD OF PATHOLOGY

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Diplomates 1st MOC Cycle Ending in: $100 ABPath Certlink™ Annual Fee $50 MOC Reporting Form Annual Fee Take Part III Exam?

$700

Part III Exam Fee

2018 Waived first year, must pay annually after that Waived first year, then included in $100 ABPath CertLink™ fee Yes Must be paid, but will be refunded with successful participation in ABPath CertLink™ for 3 quarters in 2018 or 2019
2019 Waived first year, must pay annually after that Waived first year, then included in $100 ABPath CertLink™ fee Yes Waived if successfully participating in ABPath CertLink™ for at least 3 quarters
2020 Waived first year, must pay annually after that Waived first year, then included in $100 ABPath CertLink™ fee Yes Waived if successfully participating in ABPath CertLink™ for at least 3 quarters
2021 Waived first year, must pay annually after that Waived first year, then included in $100 ABPath CertLink™ fee Exempt if successfully participating in ABPath CertLink™ for 12 quarters N/A
2022 Waived first year, must pay annually after that Waived first year, then included in $100 ABPath CertLink™ fee Exempt if successfully participating in ABPath CertLink™ for 12 quarters N/A
2023 Waived first year, must pay annually after that Waived first year, then included in $100 ABPath CertLink™ fee Exempt if successfully participating in ABPath CertLink™ for 16 quarters N/A
2024 Must pay if participating in ABPath CertLink™

Waived if participating in ABPath CertLink™. If not, must pay biennial $100 reporting fee and must take the Part III secure exam.

Must take the MOC Part III secure exam if not participating in or not successfully participating in ABPath CertLink™ Must pay if diplomate opts to take secure exam
  • $100 annual ABPath CertLink™ and $50 annual MOC Reporting Form fees waived for the first year that a Diplomate signs up for participation in the pilot, between 2018 and 2023.
  • All participating Diplomates’ SAMs requirements will be reduced by 5 credits, for the relevant reporting form, per every three quarters of successful CertLink participation during a calendar year.
  • In 2024, fees will no longer be waived, even for the first year – Diplomates will choose to either participate in ABPath CertLink™ or to take the MOC Part III secured exam.

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