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There is renewed hope for patients with advanced melanoma. According to study results released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, about 40 percent of the 655 patients with advanced...

Revalidate your Medicare enrollment information before your due date to avoid a hold on your Medicare payments and a possible deactivation or lapse of your Medicare billing privileges.

In response to concerns over the negative impact of the MACRA proposed rule on small and solo practices, CMS has developed a fact sheet that explains how the agency will...

CMS recently released 2014 Medicare physician payment data on Part B services totaling $91 billion from 986,000 providers—just under $2.5 billion of which is attributed to about 11,000 dermatologists.

The AAD and ABD have met to enhance the convenience and relevance of maintenance of certification. Read the joint statement and frequently asked questions.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (May 11, 2016) —

In light of the recently released CMS draft rule on the implementation of MACRA, the AADA wants to address your concerns.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (May 10, 2016) —

CMS has released a proposed rule that outlines changes to Medicare payments and quality reporting. But what does the proposed rule mean for the average dermatologist and how they’re reimbursed?

Practice toolsDenied! A Collection of Commonly Detected Errors

Get ahead of denied claims due to inappropriate or insufficient clinical documentation. This webinar will review the most commonly detected errors when submitting claims and help you understand how to improve your clinical documentation. Webinar takes place June 16.

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VolunteerismSPOTme Skin Cancer Screening Program

Member volunteers are critical to the success of this life-saving program. Dermatologists have volunteered to conduct more than 2.4 million skin cancer screenings and have detected more than 248,000 suspicious lesions, including more than 27,500 suspected melanomas.

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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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For Public & Patients

Expert insights into the care and treatment of your skin, hair, and nails for a lifetime of healthy habits.

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

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

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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

June 2016
JAAD

Allergic contact dermatitis

Biologic therapy adherence, discontinuation, switching, and restarting among patients with psoriasis in the US Medicare population

ORBIT: A retrospective observational study on biologic drug survival in daily practice 

2016 Summer Meeting Preview
AAD Meeting News

  • AAD President: 'Stay abreast of advancements in our specialty'

  • New hands-on workshops to debut at Summer Meeting

  • Sessions to cover practical approaches to psoriasis


  • 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
Aspire

  • Year in review: Transforming lives

  • In partnership: Corporate partners integral to success

  • Members making a difference