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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
    March 26, 2020

    The WHO has declared the outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus a pandemic. As organizations, including APMA, cancel events and governments take steps to flatten the curve of the outbreak, many podiatrists are searching for answers about how to address COVID-19 in their practices. APMA is here to help.

  • COVID-19 Update: Podiatrists Can Provide E/M Services Remotely
    March 25, 2020

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced major changes to services that podiatrists can furnish remotely under the 1135 waiver authority and Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act. This waiver allows Medicare to pay for office, hospital, and other visits furnished via telehealth.

  • CMS Provides Enrollment Relief Update
    March 23, 2020

    CMS released its “Frequently Asked Questions on Medicare Provider Enrollment Relief related to COVID-19” on March 22, which includes the toll-free hotlines available to provide expedited enrollment and answer questions about COVID-19 enrollment requirements.

  • CPME Guidance on COVID-19
    March 23, 2020

    For the latest COVID-19 guidance and updates from CPME, visit

  • The Coding Seminar Canceled; Virtual Event Planned
    March 16, 2020

    In consideration of the current COVID-19 pandemic, APMA has made the decision to cancel The Coding Seminar, scheduled for March 28 in Dallas.

  • APMA House of Delegates Meeting, The Coding Seminar Canceled
    March 11, 2020

    APMA places the highest value on the health and wellbeing of its members and staff. In light of new developments in the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the APMA Board of Trustees has voted to cancel the 2020 House of Delegates meeting scheduled for March 13–16 in Washington, DC, and The Coding Seminar, scheduled for March 28 in Dallas.

  • APMA submitted its comments to CMS on March 6 in response to CMS’ Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2021 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates and Part C and Part D Payment Policies.

  • MGMA has launched a second survey, its Cost and Revenue Operations Survey, which will close on April 10.

  • APMA held a conference call with representatives from CMS on February 11 to further discuss our members’ ongoing issues with CMS’ Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) Imaging Requirements program. Read on and take our Clinical Decision Support Mechanism (CDSM) survey.

  • RIPMA was recently awarded an APMA CPA Assistance Grant to help obtain a legal opinion related to a hospital discrimination issue.

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