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

June 2, 2015 News

The American College of Phlebology (ACP) recently released revised guidelines for the treatment of superficial venous disease of the lower leg. Combining the comprehensive...

Improving Wisely Study Highlights Utilization in Vein Care: What Are the Key Takeaways so Far?

September 24, 2019 ACP Blog, Advocacy, News

In 2018, the American Vein & Lymphatic Society partnered with the Improving Wisely collaborative at Johns Hopkins University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation...

Featured Member of the Month: Dr. Joseph Jenkins

September 23, 2019 ACP Blog

The AVLS is comprised of many passionate AVLS members who are dedicated to committing their time and knowledge to aid the vein and lymphatic field. In...

Leadership in Action: An Interview with Dr. Margaret Mann, AVLS Board Member & Chair of the AVLS Education Standing Committee

September 10, 2019 ACP Blog, News

The AVLS is comprised of many passionate health professionals who are dedicated to committing their time and knowledge to aid the vein and lymphatic field....

CMS Releases Draft 2020 Part B Fee Schedule

September 3, 2019 ACP Blog, Advocacy, News

Chris Pittman, MD, FAVLS, FACR On July 29, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that includes proposals...

Why support C-TRACT?

June 11, 2019 ACP Blog, News

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...

2019 CPT Changes offer new codes to document consults, referral

January 31, 2019 Advocacy

For 2019, there are not extensive changes to the CPT code set that typically pertain to vein care. However, AVLS members will want to...