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  • New Skin Substitute Policies Not Taking Effect
    October 2, 2023

    Following advocacy by APMA and many others, Novitas, First Coast, and CGS Part B MACs announced on September 28 that their previously finalized new skin substitute policies “will not become effective on October 1.”

  • Save the Date! 2023 Fall Virtual Coding Seminar, December 2
    October 2, 2023

    APMA is excited to announce that there will be a Fall Virtual Coding Seminar. This virtual course will be held on the APMA Online Learning Center on December 2, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. ET.

  • Call to Action: DEA MATE Act
    September 25, 2023

    Please use the APMA’s eAdvocacy website and send our pre-written message about this issue to your legislators to raise their awareness and request support for passage of corrected language in the MATE Act.

  • New ICD-10-CM Code Set Takes Effect October 1
    September 25, 2023

    Providers must use the new code set for services provided on or after October 1. Register now for APMA's December 14 webinar covering podiatry-relevant coding changes. APMA Coding Resource Center (CRC) subscribers can view a full list of podiatry-relevant changes now on the CRC home page.

  • Submit by October 9—2022 MIPS Targeted Review Requests
    September 25, 2023

    If you participated in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2022, you can review your performance feedback, including your MIPS final score and payment adjustment factor(s), on the Quality Payment Program website.

  • APMA Participates in National Study to Document Changes in Physician Practice Expense
    September 18, 2023

    The AMA is undertaking a new national study, supported by 173 health-care organizations, to collect representative data on physician practice expenses. APMA, through our participation in the RUC, is also participating in the survey.

  • Coding Refreshers Webinar Series
    September 18, 2023

    APMA has created a new webinar series titled Coding Refreshers. This series currently has six coding topics the viewer may already have encountered but now has the opportunity to review.

  • Falls Prevention Awareness Week: September 18–22
    September 18, 2023

    It is Falls Prevention Awareness Week! Join APMA in its efforts to increase awareness surrounding falls, the importance of falls prevention, and the role doctors of podiatric medicine play in this important public health effort.

  • Skin Substitute Policies Effective Date Delayed
    September 18, 2023

    MACs state that the delay to the effective date is due to a large system update.

  • APMA Comments on CY2024 MPFS, QPP, and OPPS
    September 12, 2023

    APMA submitted comments in response to CMS’ Medicare and Medicaid Programs: CY 2024 Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment, etc., on September 11.

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

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