Doctors claims in an antitrust class action that the American Board of Medical Professions is conspiring to reduce public access to a simple skin cancer procedure, by requiring specialty certification for the outpatient surgery. The story was posted by the Courthouse News Service.

In Mohs surgery, also known as Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery, a physician cuts around and removes a visible skin cancer, then “removes a thin layer of surrounding tissue while the patients waits,” according to the July 11 lawsuit in federal court.