Impact Report — Fall 2022
Yes, you are in the right place. The AAD/A Impact Report at AAD.org you are reading now recently surpassed more than 10,000 page views in 2022, which means you are among the thousands of members who know where to go for information about our advocacy efforts, public education, and member benefits. The Impact Report was created to make sure you are getting the most from your membership. Read about our most recent activities, successes, and benefits in the pages that follow.
Advocating for you
We advocate on Capitol Hill and with private payers to protect your patients and your practice.
Eliminating scheduled Medicare payment cuts that could negatively impact patients’ access to care and the stability of dermatology practices is the AADA’s top priority. We are urgently pressing Congress to address this before the year ends.
Academy members assembled in Washington, D.C., to discuss key dermatologic issues with members of Congress.
We are working with policymakers on solutions to ease the shortage, while offering you resources to cope in the meantime.
In response to AADA advocacy, UnitedHealthcare will amend its policies on prior authorization for Mohs and adjacent tissue transfer, and multiple procedure payment reduction.
We are working to make sure your patients have access to the treatments that you prescribe.
Educating the public
In the news and out in the world, we continue to position you as the experts, and the public is listening.
Your Dermatologist Knows messages seen millions of times across various platforms.
JAAD articles receive over 1,000 placements that garner over 600 million views.
The AAD’s video series remains popular.
Our online public education content receives millions of visitors.
We know how important member benefits are to you — here’s a taste of what the Academy has to offer.
The Academy created resources to help you manage patients with monkeypox.
We’ve expanded our inventory of tools and resources for coding, modifiers, and more.
As a testament to the high-quality content that helps dermatologists stay up to date on all thing dermatology, DermWorld received awards from four different organizations in five categories this year.