March

23

Academy Leadership Institute

The Women’s Health Dietetic Practice Group will provide a $500 stipend to a WH member who plans on attending the Academy’s Leadership Institute (individuals submit LI application). Selection of the accepted attendee will be random from a list of WH member attendees provided when available in May or June. More details are available online: https://www.eatrightpro.org/practice/professional-development/face-to-face-learning/academy-leadership-institute. Additional […]


March

22

Telehealth Webinar by the Academy

As our nation faces an unprecedented public health emergency, RDNs in both health care facilities and private practice are turning to telehealth as a means for providing medical nutrition therapy and other nutrition-related services to the populations they serve. The Academy is hosting a webinar about telehealth on Thursday, March 26, from 2:00-3:30 PM CT. […]


March

20

Take Action Today to Get Telehealth Passed!

Rita Batheja, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND, AFMCP, our WH DPG Reimbursement Representative, has shared that there are new reimbursement codes for telehealth for Medicare beneficiaries: 01/01/20: G 2061— 5-10 minutesG 2062— 11-20 minutesG 2063 — 21 mins or more Please also connect to this link to take action with your representative on telehealth and other VERY […]


March

18

COVID-19 Telehealth

During COVID-19 Emergency, CMS Gives Green Light to MNT via Telehealth for Medicare Beneficiaries Good news for registered dietitian nutritionists who are Medicare providers: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced details of its policies to broaden access to telehealth services. Academy President Terri Raymond recently sent a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary […]


February

25

Academy Launches Payment Matters Program

“All members need to understand how payment is vital to securing our jobs, increasing visibility and allowing consumers to access nutrition services.”– Lucille Beseler MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND Watch the “Payment Does Matter!” video now  No matter where you work, understanding the basics of health care payments and other sources of funding for the services […]



January

31

YOUR Vote Counts!

Beginning February 1 through February 15, make your voice heard by voting for the future leaders of the Academy and your profession. View the slate of candidates and vote electronically here. Receive a coupon good for $10 off your next purchase from the eatrightSTORE when you cast your ballot!


January

29

Awards and Research Grant Application Deadline is this Saturday, February 1st

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is accepting applications for our 2020 Awards and Research Grants. With 27 awards and 8 research grants available, a wide range of opportunities exist for credentialed food and nutrition practitioners at all levels of practice and students at all levels of study. Available applications include continuing education, recognition, program development, and international awards […]


January

28

Become an Academy Media Spokesperson!

Since its inception in 1982, the Academy’s Spokesperson program has been instrumental in bringing the Academy’s messages of healthful eating and nutrition to millions of Americans each year via every form of news media — print, broadcast and electronic. The Academy’s landmark volunteer Spokesperson program, widely emulated by professional associations across the country, advances the […]