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MOC and Exam Funding

Certification Examinations and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Fees:  In accordance with BUMEDINST 1500.20A, the Navy Medical Leader and Professional Development Command (NMLPDC) may provide funding to Medical Corps Officers for certification examinations, recertification examinations, MOC examination and MOC fees. Only funding requests for Medical Specialty Board Examinations approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) are authorized to be considered for funding.

Funding requests must be submitted to the funding group email address:

Travel fees associated with board examinations will only be authorized and reimbursed by NMLPDC if requested in advance. All efforts must be made by the requesting member to submit funding requests to NMLPDC at LEAST 6 WEEKS in advance of the travel start date. Travel fee reimbursement for requests received after the travel has occurred will not be supported. Examinations must be taken at the closest available testing center or virtually if applicable. 

Members requesting certification funding must remain in active service for a period of one year following their examination date. NMLPDC will not authorize funding for MOCs paid or exams taken in prior fiscal years.


**Because of penitential postal delays, send request as an attachment via email**


Naval Medical Leader and Professional Development Command Funding POCs:

Medical Corps Funding Program Manager
Phone: (301) 295-0293 or (240) 271-5531

Medical Corp Funding Coordinator
Phone: (301) 400-3499

Medical Corps Board/SME Funding Coordinator
Phone: (301) 400-3499
FAX: (301) 295-6113

Email address for Medical Corps funding:

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