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COVID-19 Guidance

AANEM has received numerous emails and calls from its physician members asking for guidance on how to best handle caring for their neuromuscular patients, many of whom may be immunocompromised, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, there is little evidence-based guidance on COVID-19 or how to handle these vulnerable patients. AANEM has reviewed the currently available resources and guidance published by the most reputable sources of healthcare information to put together some guidance for physicians. AANEM urges its members to adhere to information from public health officials, other government entities as listed below and on the CDC website. This webpage provides information regarding common questions we are receiving.

  • NEW!  LIVE Webinar:  Update on COVID-19 and Neuromuscular Disorders  - July 16, 2020, 6pm CST/7pm EST
Register now for this FREE event - ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. You will be able to submit questions via a chat box during the webinar, and you can also submit them in advance by emailing them to

The AANEM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AANEM designates this live event for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
Please click on each header below for more information:

Rescheduling Patient Visits
Telehealth Options
Special Precautions While Performing EDX Testing
Special Guidance for Managing MG and LEMS Patients
COVID-19 Coding
AANEM Guide to CARES Act
Latest Updates
Additional Information/Resources

If you have specific questions about your practice or handling specific types of patients, please post your question to AANEM Connect. AANEM staff will monitor this site for trending issues or questions to help guide the development of future resources and will also allow for quicker, crowdsourced responses from leaders in NM and EDX medicine.

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