Coding Services in the Wake of COVID-19 Webinar on April 15

AAPM coding expert Emily Hill, PA will discuss the rapidly changing options for reporting non-face-to-face services in the wake of COVID-19. There is no cost associated with this webinar; however, registration is re...
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Staying Sane and Current on COVID-19

COVID-19 presents new challenges for everyone. However, healthcare professionals are facing unique personal and professional challenges within the context of this rapidly shifting landscape. AAPM Member Beth Darnall, PhD...
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Administration Provides Financial Relief for Medicare Providers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an expansion of its accelerated and advance payment program for Medicare participating health care providers and suppliers, to ensure they have the res...
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Evidence-Based Clinical Guidelines for Multidisciplinary Spine Care: Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain

AAPM members Ravi Prasad, PhD and Randall Brewer, MD represented the Academy as one of 11 stakeholder societies who contributed to NASS-led clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of nonspecific low-back pain...
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Managing Pain and Related Symptoms During Coronavirus

Practical Pain Management editorial advisory board members share their tips for getting pain patients through the pandemic. 

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Practitioners May Prescribe Buprenorphine to Treat OUD via Telemedicine Communication

For as long as the Secretary of the Department of Health's designation of a public health emergency remains in effect, DEA-registered practitioners may issue prescriptions for buprenorphine and other controlled substance...
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ICER Releases Evidence Report on Treatments for Sickle Cell Disease

The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) today released an Evidence Report assessing the comparative clinical effectiveness and value of treatments for sickle cell disease, including crizanlizumab (Adakveo®,...
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Key Chronic Low Back Pain Outcomes Remain Stable Over Time

A Journal of General Internal Medicine article, provided some insight into why chronic low back pain may be difficult to treat. Data published from the PRECISION Pain Research Registry, which looked at 289 chronic low ba...
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Six Building Blocks: A Team-Based Approach to Improving Opioid Management in Primary Care

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality released a toolkit offering a structured team-based approach designed to support clinics as they independently implement effective, guideline-driven care for their patients ...
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Pain Researchers Get a Common Language to Describe Pain

Pain researchers around the world have agreed to classify pain in the mouth, jaw, and face according to the same system. This means that medical doctors and dentists will have a common language and the same understanding...
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