In recognition of the growing interest in and importance of HIT among the Academy's membership and their practices, the HIT-kit website is your one-stop shop for all things related to health IT for dermatology offices.

The HIT-kit is where you can find information about adopting an electronic health record (EHR) system, implementing electronic prescribing (e-prescribing), as well as learning more about DermLex, HIT policy developments and other regulatory compliance requirements related to HIT.

CMS contact information: To contact CMS directly about the EHR Incentive Program, call (888) 734-6433 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday.

AAD contact information: To contact Academy practice management staff, please call (866) 503-7546 or email hit@aad.org.



New! Choosing a Practice Model Toolkit

This free AAD resource is designed to help dermatologists discern viable practice models, business pathways, and alignment options that can lead to financial stability and ensure long-term success. Access the toolkit.


Additional AAD resources

Maintaining compliance manual Maintaining Compliance in Dermatology: Safeguarding Against Financial Risk
dermpath ebook Compliance Guide for Dermatopathology eBook
HIPAA manualA Guide to HIPAA and HITECH for Dermatologists
Office policy manual Office Policy and Procedure Manual: A Guide for Dermatology Practices
webinar image Listing of webinars on practice management and coding topics.