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Two lawsuits filed in federal court allege that CVS Health Corp. and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. charged patients using insurance to obtain generic prescriptions co-payments that exceeded the out-of-pocket costs...

The U.S. Senate has voted in favor of the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 that reauthorizes the FDA user fee programs for another five years. The user fee programs fund...

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Aug. 8, 2017) —

According to a recent literature review published in JAMA Dermatology, some atopic dermatitis patients may not be getting better because of topical corticosteroid phobia.

NEW YORK (July 27, 2017) —

The FDA has approved a self-injectable version of belimumab (Benlysta) for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Belimumab is a BLyS-specific inhibitor, and according to the drug’s manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), it...

Prior authorizationsCreate a patient letter

Need a quick way to create a prior authorization patient letter? Complete the following steps to create an individualized letter appealing a denial for a prescribed treatment for your patient.       

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MACRAMACRA resources

Let the AADA help prepare you for MACRA, MIPS, and APMS. Discover a wealth of information, tools, and resources at your fingertips!

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Quality Payment Program2018 Proposed rule

CMS has released the proposed rule for the Quality Payment Program, containing proposed updates to MIPS for 2018. The proposed rule includes elements that were not included in the first year of the program, including virtual groups, facility-based measurement, and improvement scoring.

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GivingAdopt-a-Shade Structure

By adopting a shade structure, you can help extend the reach of the AAD Shade Structure Grant Program while increasing your visibility in your local community. 

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2018 Annual Meeting
Feb. 16-20, 2018
San Diego, California

Attend the greatest dermatology meeting in the world! Expand your expertise in dermatology through hundreds of innovative sessions and ground-breaking research while connecting with colleagues.

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Latest Publications

Advertising your practice: What are the most effective outlets?

Infection inspection: Diagnosing and treating onychomycosis

Making teledermatology work: How the practice is evolving and making its way to the private sector
August 2017

Bedside diagnostics in dermatology

Correlates of multiple basal cell carcinoma in a retrospective cohort study: Sex, histologic subtypes, and anatomic distribution

Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: A 15-year retrospective study at a single tertiary care center

2017 Summer Meeting
AAD Meeting News

  • Advances in lasers, PRP, gene editing, and more

  • Physician burnout: Trying to reverse the trend

  • Hair loss and inflammation: Seeking the connection

  • Where are you in the resident life cycle?

  • Derm Surgery: Danger Zones & Relevant Anatomy

  • The growth of the cosmetic career path

Fall 2017

Making a lasting impression

The power of collaboration

In the Community: Humanitarianism abroad