Archive for June, 2012

Jun 28 2012

Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act

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June 28, 2012 — Washington, DC: Earlier today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). By a vote of 5 to 4, the Court ruled that the law is constitutional. A copy of the decision is available at: http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/11pdf/11-393c3a2.pdf

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Jun 01 2012

Time Out for Genetics: Genetics Evaluation, Referrals, and More – What To Do Next

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The next webinar of the Time Out for Genetics webinar series, Genetics Evaluation, Referrals, and More – What To Do Next will take place on Thursday, June 28 from 12:00-12:30pm Central. Reserve your spot now!

This educational webinar series is presented by the Genetics in Primary Care Institute (GPCI) — a cooperative agreement between the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. The objective of this 10-part webinar series is to increase awareness and education regarding the provision of genetic medicine in primary care practice. It is designed for primary care clinicians, pediatricians, pediatric sub-specialists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, genetic counselors, geneticists, and other stakeholders.

For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.medicalhomeinfo.org/GPCI.aspx#webinar

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Jun 01 2012

The Association for Molecular Pathology Aims for June Release of Draft CPT Codes for Next Generation Sequencing-Based Diagnostic Tests

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The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) is in the midst of creating a framework for current procedural terminology coding for next-generation sequencing-based assays, which it plans to complete by the end of June. Following the completion of the proposal, the committee will release it for feedback from stakeholders and then submit a formal proposal to the American Medical Association’s CPT Editorial Panel.

For more information, please visit: http://www.genomeweb.com//node/1081576?hq_e=el&hq_m=1283917&hq_l=4&hq_v=2282f8562d

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