Drs. Cormier and Huntoon: In the News, October 16, 2019

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October 16, 2019

  • David Cormier, DO, DPT, FAAPMR, a sports medicine physiatrist at Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, discusses how virtual reality can be used to help heal concussions. Read more.
  • Elizabeth Huntoon, MD, FAAPMR, an associate clinical professor in the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation neuroscience at Virginia Commonwealth University, discusses how nutrition plays a role in pain management and wellness. Read more.

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Legislation Introduced to Alleviate Impact of Conversion Factor Cut for 2021

Nov 09, 2020

Last month, two bills were introduced in the House proposing solutions to the estimated 10.6% Physician Fee Schedule conversion factor cut expected to go into effect January 1, 2021.  The bills offer some relief to the cut, but do not reflect a comprehensive or long-term solution.  AAPM&R has therefore chosen to remain neutral regarding these bills. 

Your Academy continues to advocate for a permanent solution to the conversion factor cut while maintaining the important payment increases to office and outpatient evaluation and management services.