President Joe Biden has signed into law legislation that will delay resumption of Medicare sequestration cuts through 2021.
Congratulations to Beth Reittinger, DPM, PGY-1 on being selected by APMA as the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring Virtual 2021 “Wound Care Podiatrist Scholarship” winner.
APMA’s ambitious legislative efforts continue with the introduction of HR 2545, to clarify the role of doctors of podiatric medicine in the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is allowing an extension to respond to its Cost and Revenue Operations Survey.
Novitas and FCSO acknowledged the ongoing issue and the mystery behind the codes not being accepted while the same codes are noted in the measure specifications for 2021.
APMA provided an overview of the issues with the Same or Similar policy in practical implementation and made several recommendations to reduce burden on clinicians.
APMA held another successful virtual Coding Seminar this past Saturday, April 10. Attendees should be able to access recordings of the presentations in the next few weeks.
The 2021 State Advocacy Forum will be held August 20–21 at the Whitley Hotel in Atlanta.
Last week, APMA kicked off its 2021 Foot Health Awareness Month campaign, Today’s Podiatrist Keeps America Active. The campaign is designed to speak to the athlete in everyone with information about proper foot health for athletes and the role podiatrists play in sports medicine.
As a result of the efforts of APMA, DME Workgroup, and podiatric CAC representatives for Palmetto Jurisdictions, Palmetto will now reimburse DPMs for performing remote physiological monitoring (RPM) services.
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.
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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