In the wake of the announcement by James R. Christina, DPM, APMA executive director and CEO, that he will retire March 31, APMA has launched a nationwide search for its next chief executive. Are you a visionary leader with a passion for advancing medicine in America? APMA is seeking a dynamic and innovative CEO to lead our esteemed organization into the future. Join us in shaping the future of podiatric medicine and making a meaningful impact on the health and well-being of millions of Americans. If you are ready to take on this exciting opportunity, we invite you to apply today!
Registration is now open for the APMA 2024 Coding and Clinical Education Seminar, April 27 and 28.
APMA is excited to announce the addition of several new courses to the APMA Online Learning Center, many of which are free and exclusively available to APMA members.
For the past several years, the Center for Professional Advocacy at APMA has collaborated closely with the Mississippi Podiatric Medical Association to modernize the state’s scope of practice to permit podiatric physicians to treat the ankle. Most recently, the CPA submitted a letter to the Mississippi State Legislature supporting MsPMA and refuting a letter from the AMA.
APMA met with CMS again on February 6 to revisit its policy on the surgical treatment of nails that establishes use parameters for CPT®11730 and 11732.
Learn about an exciting new APMA member benefit that will optimize the financial operations of your business.
Blueprints in your EHR, specifically designed for podiatry and the way you practice, can provide podiatric clinical workflows, content, and guides for an enhanced EHR experience for today’s podiatrist.
APMA is proud to recognize the recipients of the APMA student membership scholarship to the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
APMA recommended removing Measure #219: Functional Status Change for Patients with Lower Leg, Foot or Ankle Impairment from the Podiatry Specialty Measure Set for 2025.
CMS will be conducting field testing for the Non-Pressure Ulcers episode-based cost measure February 1–29 and your input is needed.
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.
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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