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For years, physicians have faced reduced payments from commercial health plans using virtual credit cards and third-party electronic payment vendors for standa…
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) had many provisions only indirectly related to inflation, including important changes to Medicare.
This article provides a summary of key proposals and changes to the traditional MIPS program that will impact allergists.
A new national AMA study, supported by the College and 173 health care organizations, to collect data on physician practice expenses.
The College’s House of Delegates’ (HOD) goal is to build a communications network between the HOD and state and regional societies.
Congress must pass legislation to reauthorize the FAA before current authorization expires on Oct. 1, 2023.
These bills would help federal, state, and local governments better understand, manage, and communicate on air quality issues caused by excessive heat and wild…
Since this rule was implemented, we have received very few reports of audits denying claims using unspecified codes - until recently
The Advocacy Council continues its work on important issues that affect the allergy specialty, allergy practices and allergists.
J. Allen Meadows, MD, FACAAI, has been appointed to the position of Executive Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs.
Medicare will require the use of the new JZ modifier for single-dose containers when there are no discarded amounts of a drug/biologic.
Good faith estimates and medical debt collection will likely impact your practice and your patients in 2023.
In FY 2024, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the College and other medical specialty societies support the request of $30 million for PSLRP.
After weeks of negotiations, President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reached an agreement over Memorial Day weekend on a framework for raising …
This new policy would markedly increase allergists’ offices administrative burden and restrict the use of modifier 25 on E&M services.
The Advocacy Council regularly receives queries from members on how to correctly code. Many are common issues, including for coding unconfirmed diagnoses.
The AMA noted medical liability premiums between 2019 and 2022 have increased at a rate that hasn’t been observed in more than two decades.
The Final Rule clarifies requirements regarding coverage criteria for basic benefits, including allergy services.
To help providers come into compliance with the HIPAA Rules on telehealth, OCR is providing a 90-day transition period ending August 9, 2023.