Mar 26, 2018
1. Featured Article: IgLON5 antibody: Neurological Accompaniments & Outcomes in 20 patients2. What’s Trending: Health policy update - Coding, Reimbursement & Quality Payment ProgramThis Neurology® Podcast begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the March 27, 2018, print issue of Neurology. In the first segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy talks with Dr. Andrew McKeon about his Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation paper describing IgLON5 autoimmunity. For the “What’s Trending” segment, Dr. Jason Crowell speaks with Luana Ciccarelli and Amanda Napoles on regulatory updates in coding and reimbursement, MACRA, and tips for private practitioners on participating in the Quality Payment Program.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Clardy has received research support from Western Institute for Biomedical Research (WIBR).Dr. McKeon has patent applications pending for GFAP and MAP1B as markers of neurological autoimmunity and paraneoplastic disorders; has consulted for Grifols, Medimmune, Inc., and Euroimmun (but did not receive personal compensation for these activities); and has received research support from Medimmune, Inc. and Euroimmun. Dr. Crowell reports no disclosures. Luana Ciccarelli and Amanda Napoles are employed by the American Academy of Neurology.