A group of doctors is building a legal challenge to the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process, which the doctors claim violates antitrust protections.

The Practicing Physicians of America has retained a law firm after raising more than $150,000 in a GoFundMe campaign from doctors across the country seeking to torpedo the 10-year re-certification process for internal medicine specialties. The PPA is building a case into whether industry-wide re-certification programs violate federal antitrust laws, state fraud and deceptive trade practices laws,...