Managing a practice

Discover tools to generate prior authorization letters for patients, a hotline to talk to Academy experts, and resources to help navigate prior authorization and drug pricing issues.

Explore a host of resources to help you and your practice implement telemedicine, choose a vendor, and connect with Academy experts through an online community.

Learn what you need to make sure your practice is in compliance with government regulation, including HIPAA, CLIA, and more.

Whether you're starting a practice, transitioning, or preparing to retire, the AAD/A is here to help. Take an assessment quiz to help you determine the best practice options in a changing health care environment.

Tune into coding and practice webinars presented by the Academy’s expert staff.

Be MACRA ready


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Use this tool to easily create prior authorization letters for patients.

Prior authorization letter tool

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Having a problem with prior authorization? Get help from an Academy expert.

Prior authorization hotline

Managing a practice news

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Quality measures

View 2017 quality measures, including those for MIPS and DataDerm.


Join an EHR discussion community or browse EHR videos and other resources.

Media relations toolkit

Build relationships with the media, stay up to date on dermatology issues in the news, and increase the visibility of your practice.

Affinity partners

The Academy's affinity partners offer members practical, money-saving solutions, with discounts on medical, surgical, front-office supplies, and personal and financial protection.