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If a proposed rule issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is finalized, medical data miners will be allowed to analyze, share, or sell Medicare and private...

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Developments in techniques, materials improve results for patients

Procedures can provide effective treatment for hyperpigmentation, other conditions

Express Scripts is being sued by several compounding companies for allegedly blocking patient claims for many compounded substances.

CMS unveiled the application for exception from the meaningful use (MU) penalties. Download the application now.

(December 18, 2015) - Dermatologists are extremely pleased that the federal government has recognized the inherent dangers of indoor tanning.

The American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA) announced its support for the Medicare Advantage Bill of Rights Act.

MeetingsAnnual Meeting housing deadline approaching

The hotel reservation deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 10. Guest rooms are being held for registrants at several major hotels in Washington, D.C. for those booking through the AAD Housing Office at AAD discounted meeting rates

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AAD appsNew CU physician app

The new mobile-friendly Chronic Urticaria Web app is designed to be used by dermatologists, allergists/immunologists, and primary care providers at the point of care to assist  with diagnosing and treating chronic urticaria. 

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AdvocacyMeaningful use exemption

CMS unveiled the application for exception from the MU 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 toolsPQRS reporting

In 2016, eligible professionals must report at least nine quality measures that cover at least three of the National Quality Strategy Domains, one of which must be a cross-cutting measure...

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2016 Annual Meeting
March 4-8, 2016
Washington, D.C.

The 2016 Annual Meeting will be held March 4-8 in Washington, D.C., where dermatologists will gather to learn the latest in diagnosis and treatment.


Latest Publications

February 2016
Dermatology World

Big data, big changes

Picking up the scent

Picosecond lasers, EBT are hot topics for dermatologists

Februrary 2016

Neurocutaneous disease 

The spectrum of nephrocutaneous diseases and associations

Association of health insurance with outcomes in adults ages 18 to 64 years with melanoma in the U.S.

2016 Annual Meeting
AAD Meeting News

  • 'Hot Topics' to discuss emerging dermatology therapies

  • New session examines rising drug costs and access to care

  • FDA experts to discuss updated regulations

Fall 2015

  • Celebrating giving...and different ways to give

  • Improving medical care in Africa and beyond

  • SPOT: We've had a busy year!

  • Get a graduate's perspective on the residency experience

  • New Boards' Fodder: Vascular malformations

  • Race for the Case