AANEM Practice News Express

AANEM News Express

Sunshine Act - Review Your Data Before It Goes Public!

The data collected under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act (“Sunshine Act”) will be made public on September 30, 2014. You have the right to review your reports beginning in mid-July and dispute any that are false, inaccurate, or misleading before they are made public.

ABEM Certification Examination Changes Format

After careful deliberation and research, the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM) Board of Directors voted to change the format of the ABEM Certification Examination at its spring meeting in Chicago, Ill.

2014 Coding Guide: A Comprehensive Resource

The AANEM Online Coding Guide is the most comprehensive source for EDX coding information including: all neuromuscular CPT and diagnosis codes and detailed explanations of how and when to use new EDX codes and CPT modifiers.

Health Insurance Marketplaces Bring New Patients, Challenges

Seeing an influx of newly insured patients who purchased their health insurance through either a state or federal health care exchange? How do you verify your patient's benefits and coverage?

First Overseas Electrodiagnostic Laboratory Accredited

The AANEM has accredited 156 electrodiagnostic (EDX) laboratories in the United States since its 2011 launch, but the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is the first EDX laboratory outside of the country to receive accreditation.

Becoming Certified in EDX Medicine

Did you know that the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM) examination is the only certifying examination that exclusively focuses on electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine?

Preparing for 2014 CPT Code Changes

Familiarize yourself with two upcoming changes to the chemodenervation and interoperative monitoring codes now to identify work flow revisions that will be necessary on or before January 1, 2014.

Accreditation Expands to Canada and Select International Locations

The AANEM Board of Directors recently approved the expansion of the Electrodiagnostic (EDX) Laboratory Accreditation Program to two new categories of applicants.

Adventures of Practice in Anchorage

Have you ever treated a patient with botulism and a median nerve transection at the elbow from a polar bear bite? Shawn Hadley, MD, sees patients that come up on the wrong side of the battle with Mother Nature.

ABEM Focuses on MOCP Relevancy

At its spring meeting, the ABEM reaffirmed its position that the Maintenance of Certification Program examination should be focused on relevant physician knowledge.