APMA organized a broad coalition of medical specialty societies to urge CMS to address the substantial burdens imposed upon practitioners by Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) related to medical record requests.
On February 25, CMS announced it was applying an automatic exception to certain MIPS-eligible clinicians in addition to those who previously identified as located in a CMS-designated region affected by an extreme and uncontrollable event during the MIPS 2020 PY.
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APMA Coding Consultant Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, has created a brief webinar on what to do in 2021 to avoid a penalty in 2023.
HHS amended its declaration under the PREP Act on January 28 to add categories of qualified persons authorized to prescribe, dispense, and administer FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines.
APMA encourages members to take MGMA’s 2021 Provider Compensation and Production Survey.
APMA has requested that Novitas and FCSO update their processing immediately to appropriately allow for processing of the new codes for this measure, and to retroactively correctly process previously rejected claims with the CPT 3051F or 3052F codes.
One student from each of the nine colleges of podiatric medicine was selected for the prestigious $5,000 award.
Summary documents have been created to provide insight into the revisions made to CPME publications 320 and 330. The revised draft and summary documents are on the council’s website.
APMA welcomes inquiries from the media! The Media Room provides journalists with information on podiatric medicine, educational campaigns, and national surveys related to podiatry and foot health. More information and fact sheets can also be found in our Patients & the Public section.
Please reach out to APMA PR Specialist Leon Valentine (phone 301-581-9200) for questions or interview requests.
Foot and ankle physicians and surgeons witness parallel public health crisis as pandemic continues
APMA is partnering with NextGen Healthcare, Inc., and Darena Solutions to provide expanded options for MIPS reporting and data analytics to podiatrists. The partnership enables the exchange of crucial patient data, simplifies MIPS reporting, and provides APMA with data to advocate on behalf of members.
After the passage of the VA Provider Equity Act in the 115th Congress resolved podiatrist-access issues in the Veterans Health Administration, APMA is hopeful Congress will take long overdue action to address these issues for Medicaid patients.
David G. Edwards, DPM, of Logan, UT, was installed as president of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) during the organization’s 99th House of Delegates meeting in March.
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