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?
 

read more...

Donate to Advance Research and Education
With your help,  the AANEM Foundation can fund research that will improve the lives of patients with neuromuscular diseases.

Advocacy Fund

Make an Impact, Donate to the Advocacy Fund Today 

This is your chance to have a huge impact—with your gift to the Advocacy Fund, you can help shape laws and policies that affect neuromuscular (NM) and electrodiagnostic (EDX) physicians throughout the U.S.
 
AANEM needs your help to continue its efforts to make sure patients receive quality care and you receive fair reimbursement. Your contribution will:
  • Protect the use of CPT codes against unproven technologies and untrained practitioners. 
  • Fund the AANEM State Liaison Program which trains physicians to effectively advocate for fair reimbursement.
  • Support education of payers about who is qualified to perform EDX and NM medicine.
  • Support education of payers and government officials to help them identify fraud and abuse.

Advocacy Fund Donor Levels






Advocacy Fund Donors

The AANEM Advocacy Fund is supported by generous donations from donors like you. Donations support AANEM's work to develop laws and policies that protect patients and support NM and EDX physicians. Thank you to the 2016 Advocacy Fund donors

Advertisement

Make sure your voice is heard.

Advertisement

Laboratory Accreditation

Advertisement

Need assistance advocating for reimbursement?