Daily Archives: March 14, 2020

New CPT Code Announced to Report Novel Coronavirus Test

Chicago, March 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the CPT Editorial Panel approved a new addition to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set that will help streamline data-driven resource and …

ASGE Releases Recommendations for Endoscopy Units in the Era of COVID-19

DOWNERS GROVE, IL / ACCESSWIRE / March 13, 2020 / The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has released an important article in its signature publication, the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE) journal. The article, titled Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak: What the Department

UAE Suspends Issuance of All Entry Visas from March 17

The UAE on Saturday temporary suspended the issuance of all entry visas except for those holders of diplomatic passports. This will be effective as of March 17.

The decision does not apply to persons who already have visas before the …

Sharjah records 3% increase in hotel guests in 2019

SHARJAH, The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, SCTDA, revealed that the emirate recorded a three percent growth in the number of hotel guests in 2019 as compared to 2018.

The sector welcomed approximately 1.8 million guests last year with …

UAE Central Bank Sets up AED 100 Billion Stimulus to Offset Coronavirus Impact

The UAE Central Bank is pumping in AED 100 billion as stimulus package to offset the slowdown in the economy set off by the coronavirus outbreak and subsequent drop in business activity.

This will be split into AED 50 billion …