AANEM News Express

AANEM News Express

EDX Congressional Sign-On Letter Sent to CMS

    8/12/2014
On July 31, a congressional sign-on letter was sent to the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services voicing concern about the impact the 2013 Medicare reimbursement cuts to several EDX codes have had on patient access to quality care.

Deadline for ICD-10 Finalized

    8/12/2014
October 1, 2015, is the new ICD-10 compliance date mandated in a final rule by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) last month.

Dystrophinopathy Diagnosis: Skin Biopsy, an Emerging Novel Tool

    7/29/2014
In this study, 119 patients (111 boys and 8 girls) with suspected muscular dystrophy underwent both a skin biopsy (from the anterior thigh) and a gold standard confirmatory test. 

CNCT Examination Changes Format

    7/24/2014
The American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine’s (ABEM) Certified Nerve Conduction Technologist (CNCT) Examination is changing beginning in 2015.

Backward Walking Therapy for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    7/16/2014
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is a common and costly condition, often leading to significant morbidity, including pain and foot ulcerations. A new study investigates the use of backward walking therapy as a treatment tool for patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

2015 Medicare Fee Schedule: CMS Predicts Zero Impact on EDX Physicians

    7/16/2014
On July 3, 2014, CMS issued a proposed rule updating payment policies and rates for physicians under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) in 2015.


Early Investigation of Novel ALS Treatment

    7/1/2014
A new learning phase study investigates a novel potential treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the antibody Ozanezumab. It appears to be reasonably safe and worth proceeding with additional study.

Sunshine Act - Review Your Data Before It Goes Public!

    7/1/2014
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.

AANEM Seeks Advisor to AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value Committee

    6/17/2014
The AANEM is searching for physicians interested in coding and reimbursement issues and wishing to increase awareness of electrodiagnostic (EDX) and neuromuscular (NM) medicine to represent the AANEM at the AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value Committee (RUC).


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