Información acerca del asmaRead the full article
Esta hoja informativa explica cómo controlar los síntomas del asma para vivir una vida activa y saludable.
Eccema (dermatitis atópica)Read the full article
Un eccema, también llamado dermatitis atópica, es una enfermedad de la piel que causa un sarpullido con picazón.
Cómo escoger a un doctor especialista en asma y alergiasRead the full article
Personas que tienen asma o alergias deben consultar a un doctor que sea experto (también llamado especialista) en el tratamiento de esas condiciones.
Alergia a los ácaros del polvoRead the full article
Los ácaros, insectos diminutos que viven en el polvo, existen en la mayoría de los hogares.
Eczema in ChildrenRead the full article
Have you noticed a rash on your child’s arms, legs, hands or face? The itch associated with eczema can be severe and often interrupts sleep. When kids scratch …
Choosing an AllergistRead the full article
People with asthma or allergies need to see a doctor who’s an expert or specialist in treating asthma and allergies. Allergists are experts in treating asthma …
Occupational AsthmaRead the full article
If you experience wheezing, coughing, chest tightness or shortness of breath at work, you may have occupational asthma.
Non-Allergic AsthmaRead the full article
Illnesses, medications and environmental factors are common triggers for nonallergic asthma.
Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction (EIB)Read the full article
Many professional athletes have asthma, but with the right treatment, they can still breathe easy during exercise. Do you have symptoms of asthma only during e…
Asthma-COPD OverlapRead the full article
Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome (ACOS) is when you have both diseases. Each condition must be treated.
Allergic AsthmaRead the full article
Allergic asthma is triggered by allergens such as pollen, pets and dust.
Adult Onset AsthmaRead the full article
It can be frustrating to develop asthma for the first time as an adult. Fortunately, an allergist can help you manage your condition and live the life you want.
Types of AsthmaRead the full article
Understanding what type of asthma you have can result in better treatment and quality of life.
ImmunotherapyRead the full article
Immunotherapy can be very effective in relieving allergy symptoms.
Asthma Action PlanRead the full article
An asthma action plan can prevent flare-ups and emergency room visits.
Asthma CoughRead the full article
It’s easy to think that coughing means you have a cold or bronchitis – but if that cough keeps coming back, it may be a sign of asthma
Asthma AttackRead the full article
Asthma is an inflammation and obstruction of the bronchial tubes — the passages that allow air to enter and leave the lungs.
Pregnancy and AsthmaRead the full article
Managing your asthma while pregnant is the best thing you can do for you and your baby.
Other Medical ConditionsRead the full article
When conditions like the flu or osteoporosis affect your breathing, it's important to let your allergist know.
Who Gets Asthma?Read the full article
Asthma can affect people of all ages.
Annual Meeting sessions for FITSRead the full article
Join us in Louisville, KY for the 2022 Annual Meeting Nov. 10 - 14! The International Food Allergy Symposium will launch the meeting’s outstanding educational program. We look forward to learning about “Advancing Allergy & Immunology Care” through presentations and sessions highlighting the latest…
95004 – Medicare billing and coding guidanceRead the full article
Billing requirements may vary by payer, so allergists should consult with the payer to determine their billing and coding… Need information on Medicare billing and coding for percutaneous tests CPT 95004? We’ve got you covered! CPT 95004: (Percutaneous tests (scratch, puncture, prick) with allergenic…
Information blocking requirements apply to full scope of EHIRead the full article
The Advocacy Council previously informed members that, beginning on April 5, 2021, health care providers (including allergy practices) must comply with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC’s) requirements governing the prohibition against information blocking. Beginning October 6…
Racial Disparities in Asthma and Allergic Diseasesin AnnalsRead the full article
Explore research and perspectives from the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology about racial disparities in asthma and allergic… Explore research and perspectives from Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: Food allergy-related bullying and associated peer dynamics among Black and White children in the FORWARD…
ACAAI practice manager membershipRead the full article
We are offering free one-year College membership to practice managers and administrators. To take advantage of this benefit, managers must… We’re building off last year’s success and once again are offering free one-year College membership to practice managers and administrators. To take advantage of…
COVID-19 Federal Responses: Thursday, September 22, 2022Read the full article
A new study found the bivalent Omicron booster triggered a strong antibody response against the Omicron variant after 28… A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine found the bivalent Omicron booster triggered a strong antibody response against the Omicron variant after…
2023 ICD-10 codesRead the full article
The College’s Advocacy Council has the information you need on new ICD-10 codes. The 2023 ICD-10 codes became effective Oct. 1. Any claims on or after Oct. 1 should use the 2023 codes. ICD10data.com 2023 is a good, free online…
October Annals highlightsRead the full article
This month’s issue contains exciting research on oral immunotherapy for peanut and the occurrence of tree nut and sesame seed… It must be October. The temperature outside is going down, and we are preparing for an exciting College annual meeting. Little goblins and ghosts…
About UsRead the full article
Our Mission Our Vision Our History Our Mission The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology promotes excellence in the… Our Mission Our Vision Our History Our Mission The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology promotes excellence in the practice of the subspecialty of…
COVID-19 Federal Responses: Thursday, August 25, 2022Read the full article
NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci is optimistic the COVID-19 situation could be downgraded from pandemic to endemic before he retires… NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci is optimistic the COVID-19 situation could be downgraded from pandemic to endemic before he retires at the end of…
Why telehealth is here to stayRead the full article
We are the only “industry” that has not gone through a major disruption, though it is now starting to… Over the years, I have given my opinions on the need for changes in our health care system. We are the only “industry” that has…
2023 discounted coding booksRead the full article
The Advocacy Council is excited to provide College members with special discounted pricing on OPTUM360 coding books.… Mostly likely, you and your staff use one or all of the coding books below on a daily basis. Order them today at discounted prices! The most…
CDC recommendations for masking in a health care settingRead the full article
The CDC updated its recommendations for masking in a health care setting. The following is from the CDC's web page Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: When SARS-CoV-2 Community Transmission…
Annual Meeting Livestream program offers outstanding educational experienceRead the full article
Participate in the Livestream program from the comfort of your home or office and enjoy a robust Annual Meeting… If Louisville isn’t in your travel plans, you can still participate in the ACAAI 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting. Register for our Livestream program and get…
Peanut OIT micrositeRead the full article
A new resource for your peanut-allergic patients ages 4-17 years. The microsite contains two age-appropriate videos to help parents and… A new resource for your peanut-allergic patients ages 4-17 years. The microsite contains two age-appropriate videos to help parents and kids understand what is involved…
Impact of proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule on allergy practicesRead the full article
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a an update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program for calendar year 2023 (Proposed Rule). The Advocacy Council submitted comments in response to the Proposed Rule. This article summarizes key proposals…
Coding for Penicillin Allergy Testing – Everything you need to knowRead the full article
Penicillin allergy testing can help extend the scope of your practice and provide a valuable service to your patients.… Penicillin allergy testing can help extend the scope of your practice and provide a valuable service to your patients. But ICD-10 and CPT coding for…
Honor RollRead the full article
50K Club The following donors have contributed at least $50,000: Alnoor A. Malick, MD ACAAI Alliance of the ACAAI 30K… 50K Club The following donors have contributed at least $50,000: Alnoor A. Malick, MD ACAAI Alliance of the ACAAI 30K Club The following donors have…
DocMatter is a safe, private forum to post your clinical questionsRead the full article
College physician members can enjoy a private, monitored forum that offers a protection not available on ordinary social media… Have you had a chance to check out DocMatter? The College introduced this exciting new member benefit a few months ago. It’s a web-based community…
2023 Proposed MIPS ChangesRead the full article
For the 2023 performance year, CMS is required to weigh the cost and quality performance categories equally.… Earlier this summer the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule recommending a number of changes to the…