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JAOA researchers say findings suggest that attending or working at a university may be associated with high diabetes distress scores and lower diabetes quality of life.
CHICAGO—September 12, 2019—The American Osteopathic Association released the following statement in response to the FDA’s move to ban flavored vaping products following several recent e-cigarette related deaths. “The American Osteopathic Association commends the Food and Drug Administration’s swift action to ban flavored e-cigarettes in light of the ongoing public health crisis that has so far … Read More
The residency application process is full of questions. Guidance from the osteopathic family can help students navigate matching successfully. AOA past president William S Mayo, DO, recently spoke with a group of osteopathic medical students about matching into residency, the single GME accreditation system and finding the right program. Dr. Mayo completed an ACGME-accredited ophthalmology residency at the … Read More
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem) is implementing a new prepayment clinical validation review process which could affect more than 20,000 DOs practicing in 14 states. As noted in a June 2019 communication to network providers, Anthem stated that the new review process impacts claims submitted with modifiers 25 (significant, separately identifiable E/M service), 59 (distinct … Read More
CHICAGO—September 10, 2019—The American Osteopathic Association released the following statement in response to a multistate investigation into reports of e-cigarette related lung illnesses, including several fatalities. “Reports of recent deaths related to vaping and e-cigarettes constitute a public health crisis—particularly for adolescents and young adults. The American Osteopathic Association calls upon the US Food and … Read More
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