AANEM Practice News Express

AANEM News Express

Congratulations to New Diplomates and CNCTs

The American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM) is pleased to announce that 57 physicians and 19 technologists passed certifying exams.

Accreditation Establishes Standards, Ensures Quality Patient Care

Launched in April 2011, the EDX Laboratory Acreditation Program has received a tremendous response. The AANEM has accredited 130 labs in 40 states (as of February 1, 2013).

Medicare Cuts Impact Access to Care

Physicians and patients alike are feeling the impact of Medicare reimbursement cuts. It’s likely that physicians who treat Medicare patients will be faced with difficult decisions as operating margins continue to shrink.

The New Reality of Medicine

This will be a year when EDX physicians will absorb significant reimbursement cuts for their procedures. Cuts to EDX physicians are the reality facing many procedure-based fields.

FTC Provides Scope of Practice Update

FTC Provides Scope of Practice Update

NJ Upholds Ruling: PAs Cannot Perform EMG

On January 18, 2012, the Supreme Court of New Jersey affirmed the earlier decision of the Appellate Division of the Superior Court that precludes physician assistants (PAs) from performing needle EMG. The Court held that the New Jersey statute limits the right to perform needle EMG to only those licensed to practice “medicine and surgery.”