Relive the best moments from the 100th annual AOA House of Delegates meeting, held virtually on July 18.
COVID-19 regulatory updates from the last week include a CMS/CDC reimbursement for counseling patients to self-isolate, new therapeutic procedure codes, and a new FAQ from the Office of the Inspector General on regulatory flexibility. Providers receive reimbursement for counseling patients to self-isolate at time of COVID-19 testing On July 30, the Centers for Medicare & … Read More
The AOA is offering the following COVID-19-related webinars in the second week of August. Learn more below and be sure to register for CME on AOA Online Learning. Aug. 11: Avoid Burnout and Build Resilience At 7 p.m. on Aug. 11, join Gaurav Agarwal, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education, … Read More
Below is a schedule of CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls over the next two weeks. CMS Office Hour Calls CMS Office Hour Calls provide an opportunity for hospitals, health systems, physicians and clinicians to ask questions of agency officials regarding CMS’s temporary actions that empower local hospitals and healthcare system. The next Office Hour Calls … Read More
Regulatory updates from the last week include an extension of the COVID-19 public health emergency, an extended deadline for the Medicaid and Chip Provider Relief Fund, and a new testing forum from HHS. COVID-19 public health emergency extended 90 days On July 23, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) extended the public health … Read More
Anthony S. Fauci, MD, addressed the AOA’s House of Delegates on July 18 to provide an update on the clinical manifestations and treatment protocols for COVID-19. Watch the recording on the AOA’s YouTube channel.
If you missed any of last weekend’s House of Delegates meeting, many of the reports and speeches presented are now available for viewing on Osteopathic.org and YouTube.
Thomas L. Ely, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP, was installed as the 124th president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) today. Dr. Ely, an AOA board-certified osteopathic family physician and fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians, is a 20-year combat veteran who lives in Clarksville, Tennessee. His inauguration … Read More