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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State Liaison Program

The AANEM State Liaison Program is a network of physicians that actively communicate concerns to state and federal legislators and payers regarding neuromuscular (NM) and electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine and quality patient care.

If you have any issues with local, state, or federal legislation or in dealing with payers, please contact your state liaison for guidance. If your state does not currently have a state liaison and you are interested in the position, please contact the policy department to learn more at policy@aanem.org.



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