AANEM News Express

AANEM News Express

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.

How’s the Service Provided by Your MAC?

Have you registered to participate in the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) Satisfaction Indicator yet?

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.

Meet Our New Education/Meeting Manager

Denae Brennan started work as AANEM’s Education/Meeting Manager on Monday, July 8. She brings to her new position expertise in event planning, writing/editing, and project management.

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.

The Future of Health Care

What does the future of health care look like? Attendees discussed just that during the June 2013 American Medical Association’s House of Delegates annual meeting.

We’re Advocating for You

Over the last eight months, the AANEM Advocacy team has worked to educate staff at CMS about the unintended consequences of the coding changes for reporting nerve conduction studies.

MOCP Registration Now Open

The ABEM Maintenance of Certification Program (MOCP) provides a mechanism for ABEM Diplomates to demonstrate their continuing education in EDX medicine.

AMA Working to Curtail FTC Recent Advances

Physicians have raised concerns that the physician-led team model of care is being undermined by the FTC through its aggressive advocacy on behalf of the independent practice of nonphysician health care professionals.

Provider Self-Disclosure Protocols Clarified by OIG

Newly revised Provider Self-Disclosure Protocol from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) aims to create a more transparent process for reporting potential fraud.