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Questions about your AOA membership? We have answers!

Put your AOA membership to work with answers to your questions about member dues and benefits.

The AOA Department of Membership works continuously to ensure the value of the programs and services we offer you as a member of the AOA family. Select a question below to view the corresponding answer. If your question is not covered, please contact our Member Service Center.

Membership FAQ

How much does membership with the AOA cost?

For a listing of our membership dues rates, head over to our Membership Dues Rates.

How can I pay my membership dues?
  • Online: You can join or renew your membership dues online with a credit card on our Membership page
  • By Phone: You can contact the Member Resource Center at  (312) 202-8000 to pay with credit card
  • By Mail: checks, made payable to American Osteopathic Association, can be mailed to Due Payment Center, American Osteopathic Association PO Box 6250 Carol Stream, IL 60197-6250
  • Direct Check Payments: Contact the Member Resource Center at (312) 202-8000 to make your payment via direct check
I cannot afford my AOA membership dues. What should I do?

Special reduced rates may be available if you are experiencing a hardship due to a medical condition, financial difficulty or other extenuating circumstances. For additional information, please contact us to connect with a Member Resource Center representative.

How long will my membership last?

Join the AOA today and your membership will run through Dec. 31, 2024. Please contact the Member Resource Center at (312) 202-8000 or by email to confirm your membership status.

What discounts or benefits will my membership include?

Your annual membership will include, but is not limited to:

I received a membership dues invoice but I have already paid for the year.

If you recently renewed your membership dues within the last two weeks of receiving your invoice, you may disregard the invoice and we thank you for your continued membership with AOA. Contact our Member Resource Center via email or phone at (312) 202-8000 to verify for your membership status.

How much of the membership dues go towards lobbying?

The AOA estimates that 3.91% of your membership dues is used for the AOA’s lobbying activities and is therefore not deductible for income tax purposes.

I will be paying membership dues for a group of physicians. How can I receive a group invoice?

If you are an accredited GME residency program: visit our GME Program Membership page to submit a request for a group bill for your residents. All other requests for group invoices can be sent to AOABilling@osteopathic.org.

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