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ONMM Review Committee News

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The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Case Log System for osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine (ONMM) is now available through the Accreditation Data System (ADS). Residents may begin logging cases in the system as soon as their program has pre-accreditation status. Residents in programs with Initial Accreditation are required to use the system. Read more →

Osteopathic advocacy win: Local coverage determination respects OMT

Posted 4:00 AM by
National Government Services (NGS) has announced that they will continue appropriately paying for OMT along with an office visit as part of the newly revised LCD! This excellent news was announced earlier this morning by Boyd R. Buser, DO, FACOFP, the American Osteopathic Association’s 2016-17 president. Read more →

Save OMT: Tell CMS to exclude OMT codes

Posted 4:00 AM by
This is a crucial time for the future of OMT. Thousands of osteopathic physicians and osteopathic medical students recently spoke up in opposition to a local Medicare contractor coverage proposal that would create undue barriers for physicians treating patients through OMT. Read more →

Sherri Quarles accepts position as executive director

Posted 4:19 PM by
Sherri L. Quarles has accepted the position as the AAO’s executive director as of Aug. 7, 2016. She has been acting as the interim executive director since February of this year. Read more →

AOA Explains MACRA With This Simple Video

Posted 4:00 AM by
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) is designed to reward quality, rather than quantity, of care. This new approach replaces the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula that governed Medicare reimbursement in the past. Read more →

Single GME Update for Program Directors and DMEs

Posted 12:17 PM by
Since the May launch of the Single Accreditation System Application Assistance Program, the AOA has received dozens of inquiries from programs seeking direction, information or support. Read more →

Paul R. Standley, PhD, Receives AAO's Academy Award

Posted 12:56 PM by
Paul R. Standley, PhD, of Phoenix, is the 2016 recipient of the highest award that the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) bestows on a nonphysician. Read more →