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  • April is Foot Health Awareness Month! This national observance (April 1–30) is a great opportunity for APMA members to help educate the public about a podiatrist’s critical role as a surgeon.

  • Benjamin J. Wallner Receives PAC Chair Award
    March 18, 2019

    Director, Legislative Advocacy and APMAPAC, Benjamin J. Wallner, was awarded the PAC Chair Award on Monday.

  • 99th House of Delegates Meeting Opens in Washington, DC
    March 17, 2019

    The meeting of APMA's 99th House of Delegates, your association's governance body, convened in Washington, DC, on Saturday, March 16.

  • Awards Presented at the 2019 APMA House of Delegates
    March 17, 2019

    Each year, APMA's House of Delegates recognizes outstanding podiatrists and advocates for the profession for their involvement, accomplishments, and commitment to podiatric medicine and surgery.

  • David G. Edwards, DPM, Installed as APMA President
    March 17, 2019

    On Sunday, March 17, David G. Edwards, DPM, was installed as APMA president by Mark F. Rogers, DPM. Dr. Edwards stated that his vision for the coming year is tied to the pioneering spirit of our country that is embodied in the profession.

  • The APMA 99th House of Delegates Welcomes Special Guests
    March 17, 2019

    The 99th APMA House of Delegates (HOD) meeting convened this weekend in Washington, DC. The delegates heard from several distinguished guests:

  • BuckheadFMV is conducting a survey on physician call coverage compensation practices and is seeking data specific to DPMs and other physicians, and input from health systems.

  • APMA leadership met with Melanie Combs-Dyer, CMS director of Provider Compliance Group, and other key CMS representatives on March 8 to request administrative simplification of the Medicare Therapeutic Shoes for Patients with Diabetes (TSDs) program, and to discuss recent concerns with MACs using local coverage articles (LCAs) to dictate coverage.

  • APMA Executive Director and CEO James R. Christina, DPM, and APMA’s Center for Professional Advocacy (CPA) representatives met with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Office of Policy Planning March 6. The FTC submits comment letters, policy positions, and advocacy letters to further its position that competition in the health-care market benefits the economy, and consumer welfare.

  • When two services are provided at the same visit, a modifier may be used to bypass a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Procedure to Procedure (PTP) edit when appropriate.

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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.

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