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Celebrating Over 75 Years Of Service

The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) represents over 2,700 Board-certified otolaryngologists and health care providers. Otolaryngology, frequently referred to as Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT), uniquely combines medical and surgical expertise to care for patients with a variety of conditions affecting the ears, nose, and throat, as well as commonly related conditions. AAOA members devote part of their practice to the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disease. The AAOA actively supports its membership through education, research, and advocacy in the care of allergic patients.

"Dedicated to enhancing knowledge and skill in the care of the allergic patient."

ADVOCACY UPDATES

Breaking News on USP Chapter 797

An updated draft of USP Chapter 797 was released today. Updated Chapter 797 Posted for Public Comment: Separate Requirements…

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Congress Makes Changes to MACRA

The second year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) authorized by the Medicare Access and…

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CMS Extends the MIPS 2017 Data Submission Deadline from March 31 to April 3 at 8 PM EDT

If you’re an eligible clinician participating in the Quality Payment Program, you now have until Tuesday, April 3,…

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Changes in MACRA

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Before the close of 2017, all physicians must take action to avoid the 4 percent cut that will be assessed in 2019 for not participating in the new Quality Payment Program (QPP) authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).  Read More

CMS Announces Changes in MACRA Implementation Timeline. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced major changes to the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization (MACRA).
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Upcoming Dates

12/01/2018: Research Grant Cycle
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04/01/2019: 2019 Fellow Exam Application Deadline
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06/01/2019: Research Grant Cycle

06/7/19: Membership Application Deadline to be eligible for AAOA Member rate for the 2019 Basic Course

07/31/19: Membership Application Deadline to be voted in at the 2019 Annual Meeting and to be eligible for AAOA Member Rate (FREE) for the 2019 Annual Meeting
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EDUCATION

Codes/Guidelines

CMS Announces Changes in MACRA Implementation Timeline. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced major changes to the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization (MACRA).
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IFAR

IFAR Impact Factor: 2.135

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Changes in Managing Practices

Mission

Working together with AAOA staff, volunteer leadership and members will enable us to have a positive impact on our members’ practices.

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Live and Online CME

2019 Interactive Allergy & Rhinology Course
February 8-10, 2019 | Dallas, TX
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2019 Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology
June 27-29 | Minneapolis, MN
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2019 AAOA Annual Meeting
September 13-15 | New Orleans, LA
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2019 Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology
December 12-14 | Austin, TX
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AAOA Clinical Insights
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PATIENT CORNER

OTC Allergy Medications

There seem to be more and more medications available for allergy treatment that  you can now purchase over the counter.
The FDA is allowing previously prescription only drugs to be made available directly to the consumer without a prescription — adding more to the over-the-counter options in the healthcare aisles.

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News and Updates

2018 AAOA Basic Course…This is not the same course you may have attended before!

On behalf of the AAOA we would like to extend a personal invitation to join us…

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The AAOA Wins Gold in Association TRENDS 2017 All-Media Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marina Fassnacht Director of Marketing and Communications 11130 Sunrise Valley Dr.…

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Alert: Nationwide Shortage of Sterile Water for Injections

Nationwide shortage of Sterile Water for Injections is affecting multiple manufacturers. Some Specialty Pharmacies are…

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2018 AAOA Annual Meeting – Important Dates

August 22 – Extended Hotel Discounted Rate Deadline

Room Rate

Room rate is $219 (plus 15.5% tax) single/double occupancy.
At check in, each guest will have the opportunity to reconfirm departure date.  Guests departing prior to that date will be assessed a charge of 50% of the rate for each night that the guest is departing early.
Room rates are based on availability, and the AAOA cannot guarantee room availability.
For attendees who would like to extend their stay in Philadelphia, the AAOA is pleased to offer the above-noted rate for three (3) days before and after the meeting (based on availability).

Reservations

Call 1-888-575-6397 or click here to make your reservation online
Reference the Group Code  AAOA09
Extended Reservation Deadline: August 22, 2018
Room cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival.
Check-in time: 4:00 pm; Check-out time: 11:00 am

August 14 – Cancellation Deadline

Registration fees are non-transferable. Refunds for paid registrations (less a 50% administration fee) may be considered for cancellations received in writing by the AAOA prior to August 14, 2018. Cancellations received after August 14, 2018 are non-refundable.

August 22 – Reading Terminal Market RSVP Deadline

On Saturday evening, the AAOA, our faculty, and professional consultants will host a reception at the Reading Terminal Market. During this unique Philadelphia experience, you will be able to mingle with the faculty and consultants to get some of your most important questions answered. RSVP required to attend!

August 31 – New Members Registration Deadline

Not a member? Still want to get reduced Annual Meeting registration rate? Contact Ben Wokas for more information.

September 14 – 2018 AAOA Annual Meeting Starts

Hurry and get your spot today! See you in Philly!

Questions? Email or Call: (202) 955-5010