APMA was represented at this past weekend’s meeting of the AMA CPT Editorial Panel Meeting. The AMA CPT Editorial Panel meets three times a year to revise (i.e., create, edit, and/or delete) CPT codes. APMA was represented at this meeting by CPT Advisor Ira Kraus, DPM, and Health Policy Advisor Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM. APMA representatives participated in this meeting as well as in the creation of the CPT code set, all while protecting the interests of podiatrists.
APMA representatives also attended the AMA Relative Value-Based Update Committee (RUC) meeting April 27–30, including APMA Trustee and RUC Advisor Brooke Bisbee, DPM; RUC Alternate Advisor Susan Walsh, DPM; and Andrei Pavelescu, DPM (Health Policy and Practice Committee) observing.