Career Resources

Next Steps in Derm offers a comprehensive set of resources to help young physicians advance their career through practice management tips and tools to meet compliance requirements in the field of dermatology.


FREE DERMATOLOGY RESOURCES FOR RESIDENTS AND YOUNG DERMATOLOGISTS

Probiotics

Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) is a full-color, peer-reviewed publication indexed with MEDLINE®/PubMed®, was founded by the renowned Dr. Perry Robins, MD.  Now in its 15th year, it offers one of the fastest routes to disseminate dermatologic information, and is considered the fastest growing publication in dermatology.

JDD also offers free Continuing Medical Education (CME), Supplements and Ask the Investigator Podcast Series

Dermatology Authority – Bringing practices and new providers together as
well as helping practices obtain the tools to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare market. Their mission is: For dermatologists to stay focused on patient care, let our trusted advisors help you grow your practice. Check out the job board!


NEXT STEPS PODCASTS


LEADING CULTURE CHANGE AND BUILDING YOUR TEAM BY HIRING EXCEPTIONAL EMPLOYEES

By: S. Tyler Hollmig

 


WHAT’S NEW, COOL AND HOT IN BODY CONTOURING

By: Jared Jagdeo

 


THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN STARTING A DERMATOLOGY PRACTICE

By: Anna Chacon


DERMATOLOGY BILLING AND CODING

CMS Releases ICD-10 Assessment and Maintenance Toolkit – The ICD-10 Next Steps Toolkit gives providers the tools and information to assess ICD-10 progress using key performance indicators. With the Toolkit, providers can identify and address opportunities for improvement and maintain progress on ICD-10. The Toolkit is also available as an infographic with an accompanying Key Performance Indicators fact sheet.

ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting

ICD-10 Quick Guide

Provider Contacts by State for Medicaid and Medicare Questions

ICD-10 KPIs at a Glance 

ICD-10-CM Codes in Dermatology


ASSOCIATIONS

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
http://www.aad.org

Dermatologic Society of Greater New York
http://www.dermsociety.org/

American Dermatological Association
http://www.amer-derm-assn.org/

The Dermatology Nurses’ Association
 http://www.dnanurse.org/

The American Society of Dermatology (ASD)
http://www.asd.org/

Association of Professors of Dermatology:
http://www.dermatologyprofessors.org/
http://www.womensderm.org/
http://www.medicalaestheticsociety.org

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
http://www.asds.net/

IMCAS – Aesthetic Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatolog
http://www.imcas.com/en

Skin of Color Society
http://skinofcolorsociety.org

Skin Cancer Foundation
http://www.skincancer.org

Acne and Rosacea Society
https://acneandrosacea.org

National Psoriasis Foundation
https://www.psoriasis.org

American Society for Dermalogic Surgery (ASDS)
https://www.asds.net

National Eczema Association
https://www.asds.net

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)
https://www.aslms.org

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)
http://www.cosmeticsurgery.org


MEDICAL SITES

National Library of Medicine
National Institute of Health
CDC and MMWR


GOVERNMENT ECONOMICS

Congressional Bills–Thomas
Library of Congress
OSHA
White House
Americans for Free Choice in Medicine


REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

Tools to stay in compliance:

HIPAA: The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule provides federal protections for individually identifiable health information held by covered entities and their business associates and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that information.

CLIA: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulates all laboratory testing (except research) performed on humans in the U.S. through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) are federal standards to ensure quality of all laboratory testing.

iPLEDGE: The iPledge program is committed to Pregnancy prevention. The program is a computer-based risk management program designed to further the public health goal to eliminate fetal exposure to isotretinoin through a special restricted distribution program approved by the FDA.

For more information check out the Health Care Compliance Association: 2017 Health Care Resource Guide


SUNSHINE ACT

Under the Sunshine ACT there entities are required to report payments or any item of value:

  • Manufacturers of drugs, devices, biologics, and medical supplies covered by Medicare, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
  • Manufactures and group-purchasing organizations must disclose physician ownership or investment interests.
  • Examples of gifts that are required to report:
    • Consultation fees
    • Lecture honoraria
    • Gifts
    • Entertainment
    • Food
    • Travel
    • Education
    • Research
    • Charitable contribution
    • Royalty or license
    • Current or prospective ownership or investment interests for an unaccredited and non-certified CME program, or an accredited or certified CME program under certain circumstances

Access the CMS Open Payments site


AADA ADVOCACY

Supreme Court upholds Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Government Affairs office in Washington, D.C., at (202) 842-3555 or by email at [email protected] with your health policy questions.


BOARD PREP RESOURCES