CMS released its CY 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed (MPFS) Rule, which includes proposed changes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for 2021 on Monday, August 3. APMA is reviewing the rule and plans to comment.Read More
APMA President Seth Rubenstein, DPM addressed the National Medical Association’s (NMA) Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Section during its virtual 2020 Annual Convention July 31-August 4. According to its website, NMA is “the collective voice of African American physicians and the leading force for parity and justice in medicine and the elimination of disparities in health.”Read More
Students, friends, and family took part in APMA’s Student Advocacy Week this year, generating 11,626 letters to Congress and posts to social media on multiple issues facing the profession.Read More
At its most recent meeting, the APMA Board of Trustees approved Atlanta as the host site for the 2021 State Advocacy Forum. Previously held in Detroit, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, and Milwaukee, the State Advocacy Forum is conducted in a host state that is selected to recognize that state component’s exceptional accomplishments in state advocacyRead More
The APMA Online CECH Summer Series will provide attendees with up to 25 CECH over two weekends of virtual learning and cover the full spectrum of podiatric surgery and medicine, August 8-9 and 15-16.
On April 10, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began implementing the Provider Relief fund established by Congress, a $175 billion relief fund to assist health-care providers during the pandemic.
APMA CEO and Executive Director James R. Christina, DPM, provides a brief update for APMA members on this week's most important topics.