Research

The Advancing World of Venous Disease

10/23/2019

Zoe Deol, MD, FACS Regional Medical Director at Center for Vein Restoration Chair, AVLS Member Retention Task Force I was recently contacted by...

Why support C-TRACT?

06/11/2019

Carl M. Black, MD Thousands of patients suffer from post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) and in many patients its limited treatment options are ineffective in providing...

American Medical Association: Is it important, and how does ACP play a role?

American Medical Association: Is it important, and how does ACP play a role?

11/20/2018

Immediately after they concluded their 2018 Congress attendance, ACP members Christopher Pittman, MD, FACPh and Vineet Mishra, MD, FACPh flew on to Washington DC...

ACP Addresses Novitas Venous Policy

ACP Addresses Novitas Venous Policy

03/03/2017

By Robert Worthington-Kirsch Novitas’ current policy contains several provisions which are not justifiable from the literature. The most onerous of these is a diameter...

Novitas LCD Guidance

Novitas LCD Guidance

02/28/2017

Novitas, Inc., a Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC), recently proposed a draft Local Coverage Determination (LCD) regarding Treatment of Varicose Veins of the Lower Extremities...

PRO Venous Registry Approved by CMS for Meaningful Use

PRO Venous Registry Approved by CMS for Meaningful Use

11/14/2016

Specialized Designation Satisfies EHR Incentive Program Public Health Reporting Objective In an important development for physicians treating vein disease, the ACP PRO Venous Registry...

New Hampshire Sonographer Licensure

New Hampshire Sonographer Licensure

06/10/2016

New Hampshire Senate Bill 330 – Sonographer Licensure On May 5, 2016 Governor Maggie Hassan quietly signed Senate Bill 330 making New Hampshire the...

Understanding Varicose Veins

Understanding Varicose Veins

08/13/2015

By Miller Vein Team View the original post: blog.millervein.com How do I know if I have Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are abnormally enlarged, swollen...

Varicose Veins & Spontaneous Bleeding

08/12/2015

By Dr. Paul Shields In his podcast, Dr. Kistner talks about a patient with spontaneous bleeding of varicose veins and the treatment relative to...

The ACP Publishes Treatment of Superficial Venous Disease of the Lower Leg Guidelines

The ACP Publishes Treatment of Superficial Venous Disease of the Lower Leg Guidelines

06/02/2015

SGR Formula Repealed by Senate

SGR Formula Repealed by Senate

04/15/2015

From the American Medical Association’s AMA Wire: Medicare payment formula bites the dust The sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula is no more. Thanks to …