APMA is very pleased to announce that after much advocacy by APMA and the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA), diabetic shoe inserts fabricated using scanning devices will be reimbursed the same as those inserts made over a positive model of the patient’s foot, effective April 1, using a temporary HCPCS code, K0903.
Many awards were presented at the APMA House of Delegates meeting in Washington, DC.
On Sunday, March 18, Dennis R. Frisch, DPM, was installed as president of APMA by Ross A. Taubman, DPM. Dr. Frisch addressed the house, outlining APMA’s accomplishments and his goals for the coming year. He promised to devote his energy toward moving forward together as well as the importance of APMA membership.
The 98th APMA House of Delegates (HOD) meeting convened yesterday in Washington, DC.
APMA is deeply saddened by the passing on February 7 of Harry Goldsmith, DPM, after a battle with cancer. Dr. Goldsmith was a noted coding expert and a consultant to the APMA Health Policy and Practice department. His vast knowledge of coding was instrumental in the development and evolution of the APMA Coding Resource Center, and he supported APMA’s RUC and CPT initiatives, committee activities, and other efforts.
Dr. Kraus enumerated a long litany of accomplishments on behalf of members, including passage of legislation in the House of Representatives, major regulatory wins, development of a data registry, the launch of a new website, a massive and growing volume of media coverage, support of hundreds of students through APMA Educational Foundation scholarships, and many more.
The APMA House of Delegates took time on Saturday to honor the memory of noted coding expert and APMA consultant Harry Goldsmith, DPM, of California, who passed away on February 7.
APMA has collaborated with the makers of the MyMipsScore app to offer an exclusive, steeply discounted rate for APMA members.
APMA submitted comments to CMS On March 6 on its ongoing development of a quality measure addressing hospital treatment of pressure ulcers in hospital settings.
It’s already March! Have you checked out the 2018 MIPS Performance Year Resource Page recently? On it, members will find all the information they need to select the measures they would like to report or attest to for the 2018 MIPS Performance Year, for the three performance categories (Quality, Improvement Activities, and Advancing Care Information) that eligible clinicians must submit data or attest to, as well as information on the new cost performance category.
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Association advocates these principles in any legislation to reform America’s health-care system
For people with diabetes, a daily foot exam can make a difference in preventing amputation
James R. Christina, DPM, will assume the office of APMA executive director and CEO on October 24 at the fall meeting of the APMA Board of Trustees.
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) today announced it has been selected for the second year in a row as one of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces.
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