United Rheumatology National Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the United Rheumatology National Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from United Rheumatology, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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United Rheumatology meeting 'opens the conversation' between rheumatologists, payers

March 11, 2020
The United Rheumatology Spring National Meeting will offer attendees lectures on cutting edge topics such as genomics and transcriptomics in addition…
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ASCO, Renal Physicians Association APMs provide insights for rheumatology model

May 4, 2018
SAN DIEGO — A pair of alternative payment models piloted by the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Renal Physicians Association as…
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Ease new Medicare beneficiary card transition through staff education

April 26, 2018
SAN DIEGO – New Medicare cards will be hitting medical practices soon. Educate your billing and office staff and confirm with your vendors and…
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Rheumatologists need ‘a seat at the table’ in patient care discussions with payers

April 25, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Max I. Hamburger, MD, founder and executive chairman of United Rheumatology and managing partner at Rheumatology Associates of…
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Controversy persists for palindromic rheumatism: RA precursor or distinct entity?

April 24, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Although often considered a rare subset of rheumatoid arthritis, palindromic rheumatism remains a controversial diagnosis with…
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Coding awareness critical to success in ‘new world order’ of value-based health care

April 23, 2018
SAN DIEGO — During her presentation at the United Rheumatology National Meeting, Gloria Johnston, MBA, RN, RHIT, Chief Health Information…
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Rheumatology coding must reflect comorbidities patient care complexity

April 21, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Rheumatologists consider chronic comorbidities and their effect when treating patients and this must be referenced and documented…
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VIDEO: Despite 'revolutionary' potential for health care, biologics remain costly, limited availability

April 21, 2018
SAN DIEGO — At the United Rheumatology National Meeting, Alan L. Epstein, MD, clinical professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania…
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Independent rheumatologists must ‘find harmony’ with payers

April 21, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Productive conversations with payers about utilization and patient journeys will define the future of independent rheumatology in…

Claiming a seat at the table: United Rheumatology meeting gives independent practices a voice

April 2, 2018
Owning and operating an independent practice can be as challenging as it is rewarding, but being independent does not mean you always have to do it…