APMA’s Center for Professional Advocacy (CPA) hosted its Scope-of-Practice Advocacy Summit on June 17.
The CMS contractor that issues Comparative Billing Reports (CBRs) has announced a new CBR related to services provided by orthoses referring providers. A related webinar is scheduled for July 14.
APMA is pleased to announce victory on HR 2545, a bill to further clarify the role of doctors of podiatric medicine in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), released revised reporting requirements for recipients of Provider Relief Fund (PRF) payments on June 11.
OSHA's new COVID-19 ETS include physician offices, hospitals, and outpatient centers, and nursing homes, among others, to protect workers in health-care settings where suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients are treated.
The APMA Educational Foundation is thrilled to announce 15 outstanding podiatric medical students have been awarded travel scholarships to attend the APMA 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National), July 29–August 1 in Denver!
APMA and the Patient Access to Responsible Care Alliance Coalition (PARCA) wrote to the US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Labor, and US Department of Treasury (Departments), urging these agencies to implement protections against provider discrimination as required by the No Surprises Act as included in The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.
The Center for Professional Advocacy (CPA) is delighted to announce it will award state scope innovation grants again this year to component societies in states that already include the ankle in their scope of practice. Applications will open on June 1 and close on September 1.
Last week, CMS announced the 2021 PY PI Hardship Exception and other EUCs exception applications are now open, and the 2020 PY Cost performance category has been reweighted to 0.
All EUC applications—including the COVID-19 EUC application—must be submitted no later than 8 p.m. EST on December 31, 2021.
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 Communications and Marketing Director Peggy S. Tresky, MA, (phone 301-581-9200) for questions or interview requests.
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APMA is partnering with NextGen Healthcare, Inc., and Darena Solutions to provide expanded options for MIPS reporting and data analytics to podiatrists. The partnership enables the exchange of crucial patient data, simplifies MIPS reporting, and provides APMA with data to advocate on behalf of members.
After the passage of the VA Provider Equity Act in the 115th Congress resolved podiatrist-access issues in the Veterans Health Administration, APMA is hopeful Congress will take long overdue action to address these issues for Medicaid patients.
David G. Edwards, DPM, of Logan, UT, was installed as president of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) during the organization’s 99th House of Delegates meeting in March.
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