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Register for upcoming telemedicine webinars

Learn how to equip your practice for telehealth with live webinars on billing and HIPAA guidelines in the age of COVID-19 from April 6-9.  A full slate of topics will be covered during live CME webinars offered this month. Visit AOA Online Learning for more details. Each telemedicine webinar has optional AOA Category 2-B CME available … Read More

AOA Staff

04.03.20

AOA

CMS expands telehealth, additional waivers and new rules to address COVID-19

On March 30th, as part of the ongoing effort to address the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued several additional temporary regulatory waivers and new rules for physicians and other clinicians. At the same time, CMS also released an Interim Final Rule with comment period outlining further … Read More

AOA Staff

04.02.20

News Releases

Osteopathic medical students may be graduating early to fight COVID-19

CHICAGO—March 30, 2020—To allow states to expand their physician workforce during this critical time, the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), which accredits the nation’s 38 osteopathic medical schools, will allow colleges of osteopathic medicine to offer early graduation to certain medical students in their fourth year to increase the health care … Read More

AOA Media Relations

03.31.20

AOA

CMS accelerates advance payments for Medicare providers and suppliers to combat COVID-19

On March 28, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an expansion of its accelerated and advance payment program for Medicare participating health care providers and suppliers, to ensure they have the resources needed to combat COVID-19. This program expansion, which includes changes from the recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) … Read More

AOA Staff

03.30.20

News Releases

AOA names Ross Zafonte, DO, new Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association

CHICAGO—March 27, 2020—The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the national professional membership organization for more than 151,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and medical students, announces that Ross Zafonte, DO, has been named the next Editor-in-Chief of its peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA). The JAOA was established in September 1901 and is the … Read More

AOA Media Team

03.27.20

The DO

COVID-19 updates: Cases skyrocket as Americans continue to self-isolate

The DO speaks with an emergency physician on the frontlines of the pandemic.

The DO

03.26.20

The DO

COVID-19: DO spearheads project to provide docs with the latest updates

Christina Lang, DO, assembled a team of infectious diseases physicians, who are distilling COVID-19 updates and information into succinct, up-to-date guidelines for primary care physicians.

03.26.20

The DO

COVID-19: Maintaining your mental health during a pandemic

Here are some ways health care professionals can safeguard their wellbeing during this turbulent time.

03.26.20