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  • 2024 Spring Coding Seminar Now Available On Demand
    June 17, 2024

    APMA members can now earn CECH for the 2024 Spring Coding Seminar on demand, featuring APMA coding expert Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, CPC. Originally recorded on April 27 as a part of the APMA 2024 Coding and Clinical Education Seminar, the on-demand version offers four continuing education contact hours.

  • APMA Defends Podiatrists Against AMA
    June 17, 2024

    In a recent social media post, the AMA noted that "Most patients wrongly believe that podiatrists are physicians." APMA swiftly corrected the post via X and Facebook, and the Board of Trustees is considering further action in response.

  • Students and Residents: Travel Free to The National!
    June 17, 2024

    The APMA Educational Foundation is excited to announce the 2024 Travel Scholarship Video Contest, open to students and residents! Ten winners will receive a $500 travel scholarship to attend the APMA 2024 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National).

  • APMA Health Policy and Practice and Coding Committee Meet to Discuss This Year’s Goals
    June 10, 2024

    Updated information from the recent annual meetings of the Health Policy and Coding Committees.

  • APMA Supports CAC Representatives and the Profession in Comments on Skin Substitute Services
    June 10, 2024

    At the end of last week, APMA submitted comments to all seven Part B Medicare Administrative Contractors in conjunction with APMA’s Contractor Advisory Committee (CAC) representatives to address concerns with draft Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and Local Coverage Articles (LCA) related to use of skin substitute products (also referred to as Cellular and/or Tissue Based Products, or CTPs) used for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) and Venous Leg Ulcers (VLU).

  • Using CPT® 11305 Correctly?
    June 10, 2024

    CPT® 11305–Shaving of epidermal or dermal lesion, single lesion, scalp, neck, hands, feet, genitalia; lesion diameter 0.5 cm or less

  • APMA Statement on Physician Mental Health
    June 7, 2024

    May was Mental Health Awareness Month. In recognition of that observance, APMA wishes to extend our thoughts and support to the podiatric community, especially those who may be struggling. APMA strongly supports physicians who have the courage to seek treatment for mental health conditions or addiction.

  • Do You Have Residents In Your State?
    June 6, 2024

    APMA is excited to offer its resident members the opportunity to complete their annual didactic instruction requirements as outlined in CPME 320 through the APMA Online Learning Center. The "Resident Essentials" learning path includes six courses which match required topics on which residents must receive training once per year.

  • The APMA Center for Professional Advocacy (CPA) is thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the next installment in our Mini Summit Series, “Negotiating Contracts.” This smaller, more focused offering was born out of the CPA and its committee members, after hearing feedback from the virtual forum attendees in 2022. It will take place via Zoom on July 16, 8–9:30 p.m. EDT. Registration closes on July 12.

  • APMA Provides Feedback to CMS on Medicare Advantage Data Collection
    June 3, 2024

    On May 29, APMA submitted comments to CMS in response to the institution’s request for information (RFI), “Medicare Program; Request for Information on Medicare Advantage Data; CMS–4207–NC.”

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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.

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.

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