Free Live Webinar on Tele-PainCare May 27, 6 pm CT

This one-hour webinar is sponsored by Harvard Medtech and introduces a proven, innovative Tele-PainCare™ program that allows physician practices to generate immediate revenue by managing their patients' pain in the safet...
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Virtual Services During the Time of COVID-19

Public and private insurers have taken steps to increase telehealth services during the public health emergency due to COVID-19. CMS is expanding its Virtual Services benefits on a temporary and emergency basis. The expanded benefit is retroactive to March 1, 2020 and allows patients to receive care at their place of residence rather than in a physician office or a hospital. The most recent expansion included payment for telephone calls with patients.

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COVID-19: Clinical Considerations for Using Telemedicine with Pain Patients

Practical Pain Management discusses considerations and best practices for the rapid introduction of remotely supported (eHealth) pain management services based on a paper recently published in PAIN.

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AMA Seeks Clarification, State Action to Protect Patients with Chronic Pain

The AMA joined the Indiana State Medical Association in seeking clarification from the state medical licensing board whether existing patients with chronic pain can be evaluated via telephone-only communication to satisf...
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Coding Services in the Wake of COVID-19 Webinar Recording Available

AAPM hosted a webinar on April 15, 2020 presented by coding and billing expert Emily Hill, PA. A recording of this webinar is now freely available in the AAPM Education Center. Watch to hear Emily discuss  the rapid...
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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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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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Message from the AAPM President about COVID-19

​AAPM has been monitoring CDC guidance related to COVID-19. Today AAPM President Ajay D. Wasan, MD MSc issued the following message to members. Dear Colleagues: By now I am sure that you have received many...
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Telepsychiatry Helps Recruitment and Patient Care in Rural Areas

It used to take at least nine months for a patient to schedule an initial appointment with a psychiatrist at Meridian Health Services in Indiana. Now, it takes days, thanks to a program that allows doctors to connect ove...
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