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  • APMA and NYSPMA Meet with NGS to Address At-Risk Foot Care LCA Changes
    April 15, 2024

    On Tuesday, April 16, APMA and NYSPMA will meet with NGS to address their concerns about policy changes to allow reimbursement for Registered Nurses performing at-risk foot care under the supervision of a physician.

  • This Spring, Take Part in 'Why Before You Buy' Campaign
    April 8, 2024

    APMA’s April Foot Health Awareness Month campaign is now live! This public education campaign is designed to educate the public, particularly younger consumers, about the importance of understanding their foot type, gait, and any underlying conditions before they purchase expensive shoes or orthotics.

  • APMA Joins Forces with Alira Health to Advance APMA Registry
    April 1, 2024

    APMA is pleased to announce that we have joined forces with Alira Health, a global advisory and clinical research firm to help advance the APMA Registry.

  • APMA Represented at Medtrade 2024
    April 1, 2024

    Paul K. Kesselman, DPM, chair of APMA’s DME Advisory Group and DME Subcommittee, recently attended Medtrade 2024, an essential meeting of the medical equipment industry. He also regularly represents APMA at DME Council meetings.

  • Clinician Expert Workgroup Participation 2024
    April 1, 2024

    APMA President Lawrence Santi, DPM, and Senior Medical Director Dyane Tower, DPM, MPH, MS, CAE, participated in a recent Clinician Expert Workgroup meeting with Acumen, LLC, a third-party entity contracted by CMS to develop episode-based cost measures for potential use in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

  • Important Information About MIPS 2023 and 2024 for Members
    April 1, 2024

    APMA provides members with important reminders and updates about MIPS 2023 and 2024 performance year submissions.

  • Join APMA in Celebrating National Public Health Week
    April 1, 2024

    The Foot and Ankle Health (FAH) Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) put together an exciting week of activities for members!

  • New Research Suggests Care by DPMs May Improve Outcomes for Certain Patient Types
    April 1, 2024

    New findings published in JAMA suggest that, for individuals with kidney failure on dialysis, receiving foot and ankle care by podiatrists before the onset of diabetic foot ulcers may be associated with improved outcomes.

  • Houses of Delegates Supports and Advances Profession
    March 20, 2024

    Delegates from across the country gathered this weekend for the 2024 House of Delegates meeting. The assembled leaders discussed, debated, and voted upon issues ranging from unification of certifying boards to supervision of physician extenders.

  • Change to Palmetto Routine Foot Care Policy
    March 18, 2024

    Last week, Palmetto removed “NPP” from the list of providers who can serve as the active provider of a qualifying condition which is designated with an asterisk in their Local Coverage Article.

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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 Senior Director of Communications, Marketing, and Membership Peggy S. Tresky, MA, (phone 301-581-9200) for questions or interview requests.

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