The APMA Educational Foundation is thrilled to announce 15 outstanding podiatric medical students have been awarded travel scholarships to attend the APMA 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National), July 29–August 1 in Denver!Read More
APMA and the Patient Access to Responsible Care Alliance Coalition (PARCA) wrote to the US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Labor, and US Department of Treasury (Departments), urging these agencies to implement protections against provider discrimination as required by the No Surprises Act as included in The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.Read More
The Center for Professional Advocacy (CPA) is delighted to announce it will award state scope innovation grants again this year to component societies in states that already include the ankle in their scope of practice. Applications will open on June 1 and close on September 1.Read More
Last week, CMS announced the 2021 PY PI Hardship Exception and other EUCs exception applications are now open, and the 2020 PY Cost performance category has been reweighted to 0.Read More
As you reopen your practice, increase your patient load, or get back into the operating room, you are going to want to protect yourself, your personnel, and non-COVID-19 patients accessing health care from infection. Considering that patients who are asymptomatic may still be COVID-19 infectious, it should be assumed that all patients can transmit disease. You must balance the need to provide necessary services while minimizing risk to patients and health-care personnel.
Many podiatric practices are beginning to reopen and care for patients in their offices as well as resuming elective surgeries. APMA is providing a series of resources to assist members with opening their offices in a safe manner for their patients and staff.
APMA Executive Director and CEO James R. Christina, DPM, shares the latest news from APMA.