Practice

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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Technology Reviews

Technology Literature Reviews

Do you have questions or concerns about an instrument or device? Technology reviews provide useful summaries of literature written on these new advances. Visit the links below to make informed purchasing decisions and keep up-to-date on technologies.
 
Dynamic Electromyography in Gait and Motion Analysis

The Neurometer CPT

The Use of Surface EMG in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Nerve and Muscle Disorders

Technology Literature Review: Quantitative Sensory Testing

Reproducibility Studies on QST

Literature review: Nervepace Digital Electroneurometer in the Diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

AANEM Technology Review: Motor unit number estimation: A technology and literature review 
 

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