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  • APMA’s Center for Professional Advocacy (CPA) and the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association (MPMA) hosted Maryland Delegate Ariana Kelly (District 16) at APMA headquarters on October 10 to discuss important issues affecting the podiatric medical profession that are before her subcommittee.

  • Dozens of young physicians came to Nashville, TN, last weekend for leadership training and networking at the 2019 Young Physicians’ Institute (YPI).

  • APMA submitted three formal comment letters to CMS on September 27 in response to its CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), and the End-Stage Renal Disease/Durable Medical Equipment, Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Supplies (ESRD/DMEPOS) Proposed Rules.

  • The new ICD-10 code set takes effect October 1, with 273 additions, 21 deletions, and 30 revisions. APMA has lists and a coding webinar to help members with this transition.

  • APMA submitted comments to CMS on September 13 in response to its proposed changes to the Medicaid program.

  • APMA Announces Member-Exclusive Health Insurance Solutions
    September 16, 2019

    Are the costs of health insurance draining your wallet? APMA has a brand new, member-exclusive benefit designed for you. APMA’s health insurance solutions can help cut your practice’s health-care costs by a whopping 15 to 30 percent, and there are options available for practices of any size.

  • CMS released its 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Proposed Rule on July 29. In response, APMA submitted initial comments on September 9, and signed on to the Surgical Coalition's joint letter submitted on August 15.

  • Hurry! The deadline to apply for the APMA/TDI Public Health Fellowship for 2020–22 (two-year online academic program) is September 27. Applications must be submitted by email to Dyane E. Tower, DPM, MPH, MS, director of Clinical Affairs.

  • In support of a recommendation from the APMA Board of Trustees and CPME, the 2019 APMA House of Delegates approved a resolution directing APMA to convene a Blue Ribbon Panel to review and study the history, traditions, and current circumstances associated with the recognition of special areas of practice and recognition of certifying boards.

  • 2020 QPP Fact Sheet, Tonight's MIPS Year 4 Webinar
    August 20, 2019

    Be sure to read CMS' 2020 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule Overview Fact Sheet and register for APMA's webinar, tonight, August 20, at 8 p.m. EDT: "Proposed Changes for MIPS: Year 4 (2020 Performance Year)." Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, will present and discuss how the MPFS proposed rule may affect the 2020 performance year.

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  • APMA Lauds Introduction of the HELLPP Act in the 116th Congress
    April 11, 2019

    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.

  • Utah Podiatrist Named President of American Podiatric Medical Association
    April 3, 2019

    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.

  • Operate Like a DPM with Today’s Podiatrist
    April 1, 2019

    Today’s Podiatrist is your highly trained foot and ankle surgical expert.

  • Today's Podiatrist is a Critical Member Of the Diabetes Care Team
    November 1, 2018

    An annual exam can help prevent serious complications of diabetes.

  • APMA Celebrates Passage of VA MISSION Act
    May 23, 2018

    The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) applauds the approval of critically important legislation to support America’s veterans. S 2372, the John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018, or VA MISSION Act, passed the Senate today and will now to go President Donald J. Trump for his signature.

  • APMA Lauds Passage of VA MISSION Act
    May 17, 2018

    The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) applauds the approval of critically important legislation to support America’s veterans. S 2372, the John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018, or VA MISSION Act, passed the House of Representatives May 16 and will head to the Senate for consideration next week.

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