TABLE 5

Factors Influencing Participation in Recertification in Primary Subspecialty

FactorProportion, % (n)P
ActSS/ExpGPExpSS (ActGP or ExpGP)
MOC participationN = 581N = 175
    Plan to participate95 (551)56 (98)<.0001
Reasons for participationN = 551N = 98
    Required for privileging/credentialing74 (407)47 (46)<.0001
    Required for employment64 (355)35 (34)<.0001
    Maintain/improve professional image62 (341)63 (62).7956
    Update knowledge50 (273)50 (49).9340
    Maintain/improve quality of patient care46 (251)36 (35).0706
    Personal preference45 (246)48 (47).5437
    Professional advancement35 (190)24 (24).0525
    Maintain/improve patient satisfaction31 (169)24 (24).2174
    Increase/maintain referrals15 (82)12 (12).4943
    Monetary benefits10 (55)12 (12).4975