Managing a practice

Find tools and resources you need to manage your practice, including practical tips on prior authorization, teledermatology, and compliance.

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Prior authorization assistance

Discover tools to generate prior authorization letters for patients, a hotline fpr AAD members to talk to AAD 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 AAD 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.

Choosing a dermatology practice

Use the AAD’s Choosing a Dermatology Practice Model Toolkit 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  AAD's 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 AAD expert.

Prior authorization hotline

Managing a practice news

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Resources on PQRS reporting and measures.


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