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The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) represents over 2,700 Board-certified otolaryngologists and health care providers. Otolaryngology, frequently referred to as Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT), uniquely combines medical and surgical expertise to care for patients with a variety of conditions affecting the ears, nose, and throat, as well as commonly related conditions. AAOA members devote part of their practice to the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disease. The AAOA actively supports its membership through education, research, and advocacy in the care of allergic patients.

"Advance the comprehensive management of allergy and inflammatory disease in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery through training, education, and advocacy."


United Healthcare Home Immunotherapy Policy Change

United Healthcare has recently announced a policy change. Effective January 1, 2023, UHC will no longer…

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Medicare 2022 Conversion Factor Update

Thanks to lobbying efforts from the House of Medicine, Congress took action this month. The…

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CY 2022 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Summary

On July 13, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Medicare Physician…

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Changes in MACRA

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Before the close of 2017, all physicians must take action to avoid the 4 percent cut that will be assessed in 2019 for not participating in the new Quality Payment Program (QPP) authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).  Read More

CMS Announces Changes in MACRA Implementation Timeline. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced major changes to the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization (MACRA).
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Upcoming Dates

12/01/23: Research Grant Cycle
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04/01/24: Fellow Exam Application Deadline
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06/01/24: Research Grant Cycle
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06/25/24: Membership Application Deadline to be eligible for AAOA Member rate for the 2024 Basic Course

07/01/24: Scientific Abstract Submission Deadline
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2023 AAOA Annual Meeting

Register Now to access over 19 hrs of CME | Continuing Certification through our 2023 Hybrid Annual Meeting. The meeting will take place in Nashville and virtually from September 29 - October 1, 2023. On-Demand post course access will be open until November 14, 2023. Learn More


For information about Resident opportunities, DosedDaily, research grants, and other resources. Learn More


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IFAR Impact Factor: 2.454

IFAR Featured Content: COVID-19 - Free Access
Endonasal instrumentation and aerosolization risk in the era of COVID‐19: simulation, literature review, and proposed mitigation strategies . Read More

Changes in Managing Practices

Working together with AAOA staff, volunteer leadership and members will enable us to have a positive impact on our members’ practices.

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Live and Online CME

2023 AAOA Annual Meeting - Hybrid
September 29 – October 1, 2023
Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville Downtown
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2024 AAOA Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology - Hybrid
February 8 - 10, 2024
Hyatt Regency Tamaya
Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
(outside Albuquerque)
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2024 AAOA Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology - Hybrid
July 25-27, 2024
The Diplomat, Hollywood, Florida
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2024 AAOA Annual Meeting - Hybrid
November 8-10, 2024
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

USP 797 Online Module
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AAOA Educational Stacks
Next Availability - November 1, 2023

News and Updates

National Study to Document Changes in Physician Practice Expense

The American Medical Association (AMA) is undertaking a new national study, supported by 173 healthcare organizations,…

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American Elm Shortage

American Elm is dying from Dutch Elm Disease. This may explain the concentrate shortage many practices…

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College Allergy Symptoms Treatment Back to Shcool


AAOA Practice Resource Tool Kit

The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) Practice Resource Tool Kit is intended as a guide to help AAOA members integrate allergy into their otolaryngology practice and to continually improve on this integration as new information, regulations, and resources become available.

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AAOA has launched a Partner Resource Center to bring you partner resources that can assist your practice and patient care.

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AAOA Partner Edge Pharma Resource Page

AAOA Partner: EdgePharma

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Edge Pharma produces innovative pharmaceutical products for hospitals, surgery centers, and clinics across 16 specialties. Founded in 2013, Edge Pharma has grown to be one of the leading 503B Outsourcing suppliers in the United States. The unique nature of our business, both in terms of product breadth and knowledge base, makes us a great partner for every medical institution.

Our Focus on ENT and Allergy

Edge Pharmaceuticals, LLC is based in Coral Springs, Florida. We provide prescription medications, devices, and supplies to hospitals, health systems, Integrated Delivery Networks, surgery centers, and physician offices.

Edge operates securely in full compliance with all regulatory requirements. The Edge quality team ensures that every order is filled and delivered quickly and accurately. Customers are given access to traceability documentation for client confidence and full accountability.

  • We maintain strong relationships with manu­facturers, which translates into reliable supply and great pricing for our customers.
  • Strong focus on compounded ENT & Allergy products
  • Patient Specific allergy treatment vials
  • Compounded ENT products include nasal solutions, dexamethasone injection, and CSF Otic insufflation powder
  • No patient names required to order

Contact EdgePharma

Explore our Products below:

Our Products and Resources

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Nasal Solutions

EDGE Pharma offers a variety nasal solutions for office use.

Patient specific allergy treatment vials: As an integral com­ponent of a complete lmmunotherapy solution, EDGE provides the outsourcing option for clinics that decide not to compound immunotherapy treatment sets in-house.

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CSF Otic Powder

CSF powder capsules from EDGE are avail­able in #4 sized capsules which are compatible with the most commonly used Sheehy-House lnsufflator.

Each capsule lasts for approximately 10-15 puffs.

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Dexamethasone Injection

EDGE Pharma offers 24 mg/ml Dexamethasone for intratympanic Injection supplied in a 1 ml syringe.

Explore the Product Spotlight below.

Product Spotlight

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Intratympanic Dexamethasone Injection

Edge Pharma offers 24 mg/mL Dexamethasone for intratympanic Injection supplied in a 1 mL syringe.

  • Concentration = 24 mg/mL
  • Syringe Volume = 0.8 mL in a 1 mL syringe
  • Refrigerated storage
  • 90 day BUD

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Dexamethasone Iontophoresis Solution

EdgePharma Resources

EdgePharma offers the following resources to the AAOA Community:

Edge Pharma is an FDA-registered and state-licensed, 503B Outsourcing Facility providing service to hospital pharmacies, outpatient surgery Centers, and clinics. We offer USP 795 Nonsterile, USP 797 Sterile, and USP 800 Hazardous compounded medications. Edge also produces GMP material for clinical drug trials.

More to Come…………

AAOA Disclaimer

AAOA offers an opportunity for companies in the ENT-Allergy Community and Industry to bring relevant products, information and resources to its members.


AAOA holds no legal liability or responsibility for the products, services or information provided by participating companies.


If your company is interested in becoming a part of the AAOA Partner Resource Center, please call (202) 955-5010 or email


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