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Drs. Alleva; Ciammaichella; Maddux: In the News, January 16, 2019

Jan 16, 2019
  • Joseph Alleva, MD, FAAPMR, physiatrist at NorthShore University HealthSystem, discusses all about PM&R and his jiu-jitsu passion on a WGN Radio segment. Listen to the full recording.
  • Ellia Ciammaichella, DO, JD, PM&R resident at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston PM&R Program, voiced her objections to the proposed 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, among many other protestors, which led to CMS delaying the overhaul of the E&M codes until 2021. Read more in this article. Back in June 2018, Dr. Ciammaichella also helped introduce an AMA resolution advocating for the separation of complex rehabilitation technology from the existing Medicare durable medical equipment benefit. This resolution is still under review by the AMA.
  • Jackson Maddux, MD, FAAPMR, has joined Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Associates in Faribault, MN. Read more.

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