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Oct, 2016

 

The National Lipid Association is proud to announce the first-ever NLA Junior Faculty Research Award. The purpose of the award is to encourage scholarly advancement of Junior Faculty in the pursuit of a career related to hyperlipidemia and other lipid disorders in humans.

The award will be funded for three years, with two award cycles: Basic Science Award and Clinical Science Award.

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Oct, 2016

Order Dyslipidemia GUIDELINES Pocket Card Part 1 and Part 2. Pocket cards include: Key Points, Lifestyle, General Management, Risk Assessment, Treatment Recommendations, Hypercholesterolemia, Algorithms, Charts, and Tables on Risk Calculators, Criteria for Classification for ASCVD, and more. Choose between print or digital download.

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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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