APMA is deeply saddened by the passing on February 7 of Harry Goldsmith, DPM, after a battle with cancer. Dr. Goldsmith was a noted coding expert and a consultant to the APMA Health Policy and Practice department. His vast knowledge of coding was instrumental in the development and evolution of the APMA Coding Resource Center, and he supported APMA’s RUC and CPT initiatives, committee activities, and other efforts.
APMA submitted comments on January 22 to the Department of Defense in response to its review of existing TRICARE regulations.
The Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for Jurisdiction J (Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia) is transitioning from Cahaba to Palmetto. The Part A transition went into effect January 26.
APMA member Robert Iannacone, DPM, wants you to shovel less and cycle more this March.
The latest draft of the proposed modifications to the APMA Bylaws is available at www.apma.org/hod.
APMA provides tangible benefits for your dues dollars, but your association’s advocacy efforts also save you thousands of dollars—if not more—each year. Just two of APMA’s recent initiatives have saved members more than $100 million.
APMA submitted a comment letter on Monday, January 16, in response to the CMS proposed rule on possible policy and technical changes to the Medicare Advantage program.
APMA is offering a special advocacy opportunity designed specifically for young physicians: the CEO Briefing. Space is limited, so you’re encouraged to register early.
APMA has been advocating to CMS for the revision of recently issued NCCI guidance, as it relates to the -59 modifier and coding for CPT 11055 and 11720.
The performance period for MIPS in 2018 started on January 1. The 2018 performance period for eligible clinicians (those who see more than 200 Medicare Part B patients a year and have more than $90,000 in Medicare Part B allowable charges) is as follows: 12 months for the Cost and Quality performance categories; and 90 days for the ACI and CPIA performance categories.
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Association advocates these principles in any legislation to reform America’s health-care system
For people with diabetes, a daily foot exam can make a difference in preventing amputation
James R. Christina, DPM, will assume the office of APMA executive director and CEO on October 24 at the fall meeting of the APMA Board of Trustees.
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) today announced it has been selected for the second year in a row as one of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces.
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