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  • APMA extends its congratulations to the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association (GPMA) on its legislative victory to modernize the state scope-of-practice law. Georgia House Bill 932 allows podiatrists to form professional corporations with MDs and DOs and removes antiquated language.

  • CMS Announces COVID-Related MIPS 2020 PY Relief
    June 29, 2020

    CMS announced on June 24 that any clinician "significantly impacted" by the COVID-19 public health emergency may submit an Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Application to reweight any or all MIPS performance categories for the 2020 PY if they choose.

  • CPT Win for Novitas Providers
    June 29, 2020

    Following an initiative led by Maryland and DC region CAC Representative David Freedman, DPM, Novitas has updated its procedure file to allow payment to all podiatrists for three codes for which it previously denied payment.

  • APMA is pleased to announce that the joint effort we led with AAOS and AOFAS has resulted in the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) correcting an erroneous NCCI edit related to CPT 28296 and CPT 28289.

  • CMS has approved and issued a new Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN), Form CMS-R-131.

  • APMA Committee Nominations Requested
    June 16, 2020

    Looking for a way to be more involved with APMA? Submit your name for consideration to serve on an APMA committee!

  • APMA to NCCI: Update Policy Manual for Medicare, Use of 59 Modifier
    June 16, 2020

    Last week, APMA submitted a letter to the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) to request that an update be made to Chapter I of the NCCI Policy Manual For Medicare Services.

  • Congratulations to the 2020 APMA/TDI Public Health Fellow
    June 16, 2020

    Congratulations to the Class of 2020 APMA/TDI Public Health Fellow, Brandon Brooks, DPM, MPH! Dr. Brooks has officially joined the ranks of APMA/TDI alumni through a virtual ceremony held by The Dartmouth Institute on Friday, June 12.

  • New Provider Relief Funds for Medicaid Providers
    June 16, 2020

    Last week, HHS announced additional distributions from the Provider Relief Fund to eligible Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) providers that participate in state Medicaid and CHIP programs.

  • PPP: Updated Guidance, New Flexibilities
    June 16, 2020

    Congress recently passed new flexibilities for recipients receiving funds via the Paycheck Protection Program.

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