AANEM News Express

AANEM News Express

Committees Provide Opportunity to Network, ‘Shape the Future’

Shape the future of this organization by becoming involved in an AANEM committee or task force. The goal is to have each group represented.

United Healthcare to Reprocess EDX Claims

In response to a request from AANEM, United Healthcare announced this morning its plan to correct an error that has impacted provider reimbursement nationwide.

AANEM Board Approves New Training Program Guidelines

At its fall 2012 meeting, the AANEM Board of Directors approved an updated version of Educational Guideline for Electrodiagnostic Training Programs.

Sequestration Cuts Medicare Reimbursement Beginning April 1

The federal budget sequester went into effect March 1 after a lack of Congressional action to avoid the automatic spending cuts.

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.

Medicare Reductions: What Can You Do Legally?

As the first Medicare checks of the New Year are arriving in physician practices, AANEM members are seeing the reality of the 2013 reimbursement changes, and they are raising many questions.

Tell Congress to Resolve Sequestration Cuts

If Congress fails to reach an agreement on sequestration cuts before the end of March, AANEM members will face additional Medicare reimbursement cuts.

Congress Considers End to SGR Formula

In Congress last week, a bill was introduced by Rep. Allyson Schwartz, D-PA, and Rep. Joe Heck, DO, R-NV, that seeks to end Medicare’s sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula.

Survey Reveals Potential Impact of CMS Reimbursement Changes

In November 2012, the AANEM conducted a member survey to determine the potential impact of the 2013 CMS cuts to nerve conduction study (NCS) codes.

AANEM Presents Nerve Conduction Study Review Seminar

A nerve conduction study review seminar is planned for May 17-18, 2013. The seminar is designed for technologists and young physicians.