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CMS Releases 2018 MIPS Performance Period Exception Application Members Only Content

CMS released the hardship exception application for MIPS-eligible clinicians for the 2018 performance period on August 8. There are three main categories of exception application types: PI Hardship Exception; Special Status Clinicians; and Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances.

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Tell CMS, Congress, You Don’t Support E/M Coding Discrimination Members Only Content

As APMA has reported, CMS released its 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule [CMS-1693-P] that, if finalized, would require podiatrists to use different E/M codes from all other Medicare physicians. The codes would reimburse at a significantly lower rate.

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APMA, AAOS, AOFAS to CMS: Decrease MAO Burdens Members Only Content

APMA, with American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), submitted a joint letter to CMS on July 18 that urged CMS to reduce the burdens placed on physicians by Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs), and to increase transparency in MAO coding and payment policies.

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New MIPS Flowcharts for 2018 Quality Measures Members Only Content

APMA made printable, single-page flowcharts for the most common quality measures our members might use.

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Coding for Arthroscopies
September 20, 2018

On September 20, at 8 p.m. ET, APMA will present another installment of its Surgical Coding webinar series, "Coding for Arthroscopies." Michael King, DPM, and Luke Hunter, DPM, will present.

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APMA Monday Minute

APMA CEO and Executive Director James R. Christina, DPM, provides a brief update for APMA members on this week's most important topics.

APMA Monday Minute

APMA CEO and Executive Director James R. Christina, DPM, provides a brief update for APMA members on this week's most important topics.

APMA Monday Minute

APMA CEO and Executive Director James R. Christina, DPM, provides a brief update for APMA members on this week's most important topics.

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