Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Rheumatologists Applaud Long-Awaited Updates to Cognitive Care Reimbursement in Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

The final rule provides much-needed increases in Medicare reimbursement for the evaluation and management (E/M) services provided by rheumatologists and other cognitive care specialties to Medicare beneficiaries. Healthcare services billed under E/M co…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Most Favored Nation Drug Pricing Rule Will Harm Patient Access and Jeopardize Practice Stability, Rheumatology Leaders Warn

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today warned that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) interim final rule establishing a “most favored nation” (MFN) payment model for Medicare Part B drugs will dramatically disrupt patient ac…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Artificial Intelligence Accurately Detects Radiographic Sacroiliitis in Axial Spondyloarthritis, Improving Diagnosis and Research

New research presented at ACR Convergence, the American College of Rheumatology’s annual meeting, shows that an artificial intelligence-based analysis model enables accurate detection of definite radiographic sacroiliitis in people with axial spondyloa…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Romosozumab Substantially Builds Bone Density in Hip and Spine, With Even More Gains When Followed by Antiresorptive Drug

New research presented at ACR Convergence, the American College Rheumatology’s annual meeting, reveals that romosozumab, an osteoporosis drug, produces substantial gains in bone mineral density in the hip and lumbar spine within one year, and that tran…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Black Patients with Lupus Have Three Times Higher Risk of Stroke, 24 Times Higher Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease

New research reveals that, in the U.S., Black patients with lupus have a threefold higher risk of stroke and a 24-fold higher risk of ischemic heart disease. The study also found several lupus-specific symptoms that predict stroke and IHD in these pati…

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