Advocacy

In response to the continued growth of fraud, abuse, and the number of unqualified providers performing EDX studies, the AANEM Board voted to move forward with an ambitious plan of working to establish mandatory standards for EDX medicine nationwide based upon AANEM’s EDX Laboratory Accreditation Program. The goal of this effort is to ensure patients receive only quality EDX care from qualified providers. 
 
Some AANEM members have asked - why did AANEM choose to use the EDX Laboratory Accreditation Program instead of  requiring ABEM certification (or other board certification) to perform EDX testing?  Isn’t requiring both redundant?
 

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Advocacy

Working for Quality Care and Fair Reimbursement

The AANEM represents nearly 4,500 neuromuscular physicians and other health care providers. We monitor state and federal issues, create position statements to educate law makers and insurance companies, fight against fraud and abuse, and advocate for quality patient care.

Position Statements

Use these position statements when communicating with legislators, payers, and other medical professionals.



Fraud & Abuse

Familiarize yourself with the avenues that can be taken to report suspected fraud or abuse. 



Action Center 

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