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CMS final rule implements changes to the Stark Law

On Nov. 20, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule to modernize and clarify the regulations that interpret the Medicare physician self-referral law (often called the “Stark Law”). According to CMS, the final rule [...]

November 23rd, 2020|Advocacy, Featured|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – November 14, 2020

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. New! Clinical practice guideline for insomnia Now available as an accepted paper in JCSM [...]

November 13th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – November 7, 2020

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. SLEEP 2021 abstracts & session proposals The submission site is now open for SLEEP [...]

November 6th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – October 31, 2020

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Match Day: Record number of sleep fellows A record-breaking 165 physicians were matched with [...]

October 30th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

AASM seeks nominees for the Nominating Committee

The AASM invites qualified members to nominate themselves to be considered for at least one position that will be opening in 2021 on the AASM Nominating Committee. There will be at least one opening for a two-year term as [...]

October 23rd, 2020|Membership|

CMS is accepting applications for MIPS exemptions

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting applications for a Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Promoting Interoperability Hardship Exemption or Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exemption for the 2020 Performance Year of MIPS until Thursday, Dec. 31, [...]

October 23rd, 2020|Clinical Resources|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – October 24, 2020

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. AASM seeks Board of Directors nominees The AASM invites qualified members to nominate themselves [...]

October 23rd, 2020|Weekly Insider|

FDA approves expanded use of Wakix for narcolepsy

Harmony Biosciences announced on Oct. 13, 2020, that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Wakix (pitolisant) for the treatment of cataplexy in adult patients with narcolepsy. The FDA previously approved Wakix for the treatment of excessive daytime [...]

October 17th, 2020|Industry|

Read the Fall 2020 issue of Montage

Welcome to the latest edition of the AASM member magazine, Montage. In this issue, we explore why the Academy is calling for an end to daylight saving time, review activities from our first-ever Student Sleep Health Week and learn [...]

October 16th, 2020|Montage|

AASM calls for end to daylight saving time

Twice a year, most Americans change their clocks. Twice a year, they also debate whether we should continue the ritual of “spring forward and fall back.” The American Academy of Sleep Medicine supports eliminating daylight saving time for the [...]

October 16th, 2020|Montage|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – October 17, 2020

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. FDA expands approval for Wakix Harmony Biosciences announced that the FDA has approved Wakix [...]

October 16th, 2020|Weekly Insider|