Year for Certificates and
ABS announced earlier this year that
ABS certificates and the ABS MOC
Program now run
calendar year. As
part of this transition, all current
have been extended by six months to expire
on December 31
of the year of expiration.
In addition, MOC three-year
cycles now run from January 1
to December 31.
of each diplomate has been shifted six months ahead so
MOC three-year cycles now end on December 31,
rather than June 30.
completed based on the former cycle of July
1-June 30 will still be
the change to the calendar year, submission of the MOC
Status Form will now be due on March 1,
two months after the end of a three-year
Diplomates will be notified
by mail and e-mail when the form is due. Diplomates completing a
three-year cycle this Dec. 31 will
Requirements for more details.