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Practice Management Resource Guide

Managing a successful allergy practice is easier said than done. Unfortunately, running a practice is not something taught during fellowship, and existing practice resources are scarce, expensive, or not focused on our specialty. The AAAAI Practice Management Resource Guide was developed to fill that gap, with practical information on all aspects of the business side of the practice. We invite you to share your thoughts and ideas to improve this guide. We can be reached at


Chapter 1
Getting Started/What to do First

Chapter 2
Identifying and Pursuing Established Practice Opportunities

Chapter 3
Developing a Timetable

Chapter 4
Office Set-Up: Equipment and Supplies

Chapter 5
Staffing and Human Resource Issues

Chapter 6 (New)
Coding and Billing Basics
Visit the Coding Resource page for more coding information.

Chapter 7
Marketing and Promoting Your Practice

Chapter 8
Common Office Procedures

Chapter 9 (New)
Subcutaneous Allergen Immunotherapy Extract Preparation for Aeroallergens and Venom

This chapter has been updated to reflect the new USP 797 Guidelines for Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations that go into effect November 1, 2023. Additional resources can be found in The Compounding Corner. Please note: This information is provided as a PRACTICE MANAGEMENT RESOURCE ONLY. This chapter is NOT INTENDED OR AUTHORIZED TO BE USED AS A REQUIREMENT FOR BILLING PURPOSES.

All individuals who compound allergen extract prescription sets must pass an annual media-fill test. A list of vendors who supply media-fill tests can be found here. Please be aware that the AAAAI does not recommend or endorse any specific company.

Standardized Allergy Skin Test and Immunotherapy Forms

Chapter 10
Electronic Medical Records, Electronic Prescribing, Mobile Technology and Practice Management Software

Chapter 11
Buying or Buying into a Practice: What is an A/I Practice Worth?

Chapter 12
Using Simple Bookkeeping Principles and Reports to Analyze Allergy Practice Performance

Chapter 13
Clinical Research in an Allergy Practice