Given the accounting PRF reporting requires, we strongly recommend providers required to report work with a financial advisor to ensure everything accuracy.
For those who are reporting or plan to report MIPS Improvement Activities (IA) and/or Promoting Interoperability (PI) measures, the final continuous 90-day performance period of 2021 starts October 3.
This popular event will take place on Saturday, December 4, and will feature another deep dive into foot and ankle coding with experts Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, and David Freedman, DPM.
APMA focused its comments specifically on beneficiaries with larger wounds and ulcers and assignment of the skin substitute application codes for larger wounds to specific APC groups due to cost issues.
APMA and several of its state components signed on to the AUC Coalition letter thanking Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH), Kay Granger (R-TX), and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) for their leadership.
APMA Trustee Patrick A. DeHeer, DPM, presented a clinical case to CMS’ ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee on September 15 regarding APMA’s request for changes to ICD-10 terminology for progressive collapsing foot deformity (PCFD).
APMA submitted comments to the CMS CY 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule on September 13.
APMA is pleased to announce that it has joined the “We Can Do This” campaign as a member of the COVID-19 Community Corps. The campaign is part of the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) efforts to provide reliable and accessible information to the public about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccine.
APMA. in collaboration with AADA, submitted comments to Novitas and First Coast Service Options (FCSO) Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) on draft Local Coverage Determinations related to surgical treatment of nails that were issued earlier this year.
On September 29, HHS, through the HRSA, will begin accepting applications for Phase 4 of the Provider Relief Fund (PRF).
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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