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Military Refund Policy

Revised 04/30/2015

United States military service members on active duty will be refunded 50% of all paid Board Certification and Maintenance of Certification fees remitted in 2015 and forward. To claim this refund, physicians should submit the standard registration or annual fee using the ABO website and then email a copy of their active duty paperwork (military orders, military ID, etc.) to with a request for a refund. The ABO will issue a check or credit card refund within 10 business days.