Six-time limit to pass each USMLE Step or Step Component (including incomplete attempts) without demonstration of additional educational experience acceptable to the medical licensing authority.

The law will effect two types of Examines in the following ways:

  • After January 2012 (for anyone who has not yet taken any Step of the exam)
  • January 1, 2013 (For those who have already taken one or multiple Steps prior to Jan. 2012)