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Oct, 2016

The new ICD-10 Codes released by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are now in effect. The codes became effective October 1, 2016.  The two new specific codes for FH are:

  • E78.01: Familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Z83.42: Family history of familial hypercholesterolemia

The National Lipid Association (NLA) in collaboration with the FH Foundation submitted a proposal to the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee to create new, specific ICD-10 codes for FH in January 2014.

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Sep, 2016

This year, Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Awareness Day is on September 24, 2016. It was initiated by The FH Foundation as part of their mission to raise awareness of FH in the public.

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Sep, 2016

The National Lipid Association (NLA) is seeking nominations for the Chief Science Officer (CSO) position for the 2017-2020 term, beginning at the 2017 NLA annual Scientific Sessions and ending at the conclusion of the 2020 annual Scientific Sessions. 

The nomination requirements, position overview, qualifications, term, process, and timeline can be found on the NLA webpage.

The deadline to submit nominations is Tuesday, November 1.

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