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On July 13, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule updating payment policies and payment rates for physicians under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) for 2018.  CMS estimates a 0% impact in payment for neurology and +1% for physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians; although, ultimately, the result could differ when the final rule is published in the fall.
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Marketing Your Practice

Promoting and educating others about neuromuscular (NM) and electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine can benefit your medical practice, your students, your colleagues, and, ultimately, improve patient care. Build the visibility of your practice by creating a marketing plan with the AANEM’s marketing resources.

Member-Only Marketing Articles

Use the AANEM's series of marketing articles to help you develop or revamp your marketing plan. From developing a marketing plan to measuring your marketing success, the AANEM has you covered. The articles are available to members only.




 

Educating Your Patients 

Patient Brochures

Patient brochureDo you need help preparing your patients for their nerve conduction studies (NCSs) and electromyography (EMG) tests? The AANEM has designed brochures specifically for the NM and EDX practice. Integrate the use of these brochures into your marketing plan. The brochures can be personalized with your practice's information. 


Order the brochures for your practice: 
What to Expect During Your Electromyography Test (nonpersonalized) 
What to Expect During Your Electromyography Text (personalized)

Patient Video

Patient Video ThumbnailCould you use a patient video on your website or in your waiting room? The AANEM produced a video to educate patients about how to prepare for NCSs and EMG tests. This video is free for AANEM members. 

Download the video to use in your practice: 
What to Expect During Nerve Conduction Study and EMG Test video


 

Educating Health Professionals About EDX Medicine

Slide Sets

To assist members with educating other health professionals about the benefit of EDX medicine and the disorders it helps to diagnose, the AANEM has developed a series of educational slide sets that can easily be customized for target audiences such as:
  • Institution Colleagues
  • Grand Rounds
  • Medical Societies
  • Referral Sources
  • Medical Conferences
The slide sets are standardized to a very basic PowerPointTM template, allowing presenters to select the background they desire, and individualize the slides to fit their audience. The presentations are free for AANEM members.

Topics Include: 
Cancer Neuromusular Junction Disorders
Motor Neuron Disease Radiculopathy
Plexopathy Intro To EDX Medicine
Family Practice Neurosurgery Rheumatology
Myopathy Mononeuropathy
Polyneuropathy Orthopedics
Internal Medicine Traumatic Nerve Injury




Brochure to Educate Referring Physicians

EDX Consultation BrochureEducate your referral sources about the importance of referring to a trained EDX physician with this brochure. 

Order the brochures to give to referring physicians:
Refer To A Trained Electrodiagnostic Physician (Nonpersonalized)
Refer To A Trained Electrodiagnostic Physician (Personalized)

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