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CMS released its proposed rule, “Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models,” that details sweeping...

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Congress is hoping to provide a little relief for physicians through the Flexibility in Electronic Health Record Reporting Act. It would shorten the reporting period for demonstrating meaningful use of...

There’s no question that spending on prescription drugs has reached astronomical levels; however, the price increase for many brand name drugs is starting to slow.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (April 12, 2016) —

The FDA is advising providers to stop using all sterile products produced and distributed by I.V. Specialty Ltd. in Austin, Texas because the company cannot assure the sterility of its...

Insurance provider Anthem Inc. is suing pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts, arguing that Express Scripts is overcharging Anthem for drugs and is not allowing Anthem to benefit from the drug...

AdvocacyEHR meaningful use exemption

CMS unveiled the application for exception from the MU EHR penalties. All providers who did not meet the EHR MU requirements for the 2015 reporting period are eligible for a penalty reprieve.

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Practice toolsJoin the new coding community

Submit your coding questions to the coding community where a panel of AAD experts will review and answer questions within 48 hours.

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Member programs2017 appointment applications

Apply to be considered for a 2017 appointment on an Academy committee, council, or task force.

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EducationPatient Safety in Dermatology activity

This new online CME activity assists in identifying key themes of patient safety and developing strategies to avoid and reduce errors. It also meets MOC component 2.

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2016 Summer Meeting
July 28-31, 2016
Boston, Mass.

The 2016 Summer Meeting will be held July 28-31 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Registration will open in May.


Latest Publications

A recipe for public health:Profiling sunscreen ingredients not approved for use in the U.S.

Wrangling the web: Why building the perfect dermatology practice website is more important than ever

Training goes virtual: Not just for teaching residents anymore

May 2016

Coagulation disorders and their cutaneous presentations

Immediate skin responses to laser and light treatments

Rituximab combined with conventional therapy versus conventional therapy alone for treatment of MMP

  • Board study tips for residents

  • New Boards' Fodder: Granulomas

  • Race for the Case: A 69-year-old Caucasian male presented for treatment evaluation for a 4.3 x 3.7 cm left hip plaque

Spring 2016

  • Year in review: Transforming lives

  • In partnership: Corporate partners integral to success

  • Members making a difference

2016 Annual Meeting
AAD Meeting News

  • The patient with autism: Dermatologists need to be prepared

  • Trichoscopy a key in diagnosing white piedra in hair

  • Dermatologist emboldens hair stylists to recognize hair loss