In this feature, AAOS Now explores common misconceptions about the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery’s (ABOS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process.

MYTH: MOC requires orthopaedic surgeons to take call.

FACT: “The ABOS does not require orthopaedists to provide emergency coverage or indigent care as part of the MOC process,” said ABOS Executive Director Shepard R. Hurwitz, MD.

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