APMA submitted comments on May 25 in support of the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Interim Final Rule: TRICARE Coverage and Payment for Certain Services in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. APMA supported the two major changes the DOD finalized.
The Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association (JAPMA) website got a facelift! You are required to reset your password to access the journal now that the new site is live.
Are you readying to reopen or expand your practice hours as COVID-19 restrictions ease? Have questions about obligations to your employees? Reserve your spot now for APMA’s upcoming member-exclusive webinar, “Employee Issues in the Time of COVID-19.”
APMA is working closely with the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) on its established COVID-19 registry, www.aad.org/covidregistry. APMA encourages its members to report cases of lesions on the feet associated with COVID-19 through this HIPAA-compliant, IRB-approved registry because it could have strategic benefits for our profession.
APMA submitted comments to CMS in response to CMS’ interim final rule on flexibilities for physicians and other providers during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Did you know there is a simple way for you to help reinforce APMA’s initiatives? Visit www.apma.org/eAdvocacy and voice your support for APMA's legislative priorities.
HHS released new guidance in the past week addressing continued questions about the provider relief fund general distribution. These updates addressed a number of topics relevant to podiatrists.
CPME has developed a petition form to be completed and submitted by the residency director by May 31 for residents who will not meet the MAV/rotation requirements, but who have demonstrated competence through alternative means, as referenced in the CPME Statement on COVID-19 and Minimum Activity Volume (MAV) published on March 30.
If you missed it live on April 25, you can now purchase a recording of the four-hour Virtual Coding Seminar. Topics covered include upcoming E/M coding changes, telemedicine coding, and ICD-10 updates.
The APMA Online CECH series continues this week with “Juvenile Hallux Valgus.” Members can earn up to 1.0 CECH for attending. APMA Trustee Patrick DeHeer, DPM, will lecture on juvenile hallux valgus. Registration is also open for week 4.
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 PR Specialist Kevin Hess (phone 301-581-9221) for questions or interview requests.
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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