AANEM News Express

AANEM News Express

Coding Alert: Update on AANEM Meeting with CMS

Yesterday, representatives from AANEM, AAN, AAPMR, and APTA* traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with Jonathan Blum, director, Center for Medicare Management.

One Simple Step to Help Shape Health Care Policy

Don’t miss your opportunity to help shape health care policy. When renewing your AMA membership, be sure to indicate AANEM as your specialty society.

AANEM Sends Coalition Letter to Congress

On December 10, 2012, the AANEM and 98 other organizations concerned about the impact of the 2013 cuts to reimbursement for electrodiagnostic (EDX) procedures sent a coalition letter to Congressional leadership and committees.

Coding Update: Please Act Now

It’s time to act! We need you to contact your members of Congress today to tell them to protect the future of electrodiagnostic and neuromuscular medicine.

2013 Coding Changes Significantly Reduce EDX RVUs

CMS has announced the electrodiagnostic medicine relative value units for 2013. While most EMG RVUs have increased, the nerve conduction study RVUs have decreased significantly.

Reduction of RVUs for EMG and NCS Codes

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published its work and practice relative value units (RVUs) for 2013.

FDA Warns of Additional Infections from Contaminated Drugs

The FDA has identified possible meningitis associated with epidural injection of an additional NECC product, triamcinolone acetonide.

AANEM Announces New Podcast

AANEM Announces New Podcast

AANEM Endorses IVIg Guideline

The American Association of Neuromuscular & and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) recently endorsed the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) guideline on IVIg.

FTC Provides Scope of Practice Update

FTC Provides Scope of Practice Update