APMA has the resources you need to help you through every step of your career. With detailed information about MIPS and recent coding trends along with compliance guidelines and practice marketing materials, APMA has you covered whether you are just getting started in practice, preparing for retirement, or anywhere in between.
Today's podiatrist has the necessary education and training to treat all conditions of the foot and ankle and plays a key role in a keeping America healthy and mobile while helping combat diabetes and other chronic diseases.
Your feet are excellent barometers for your overall health. Healthy feet keep you moving and active. They are quite literally your foundation. In this section, learn more about APMA Seal-approved and accepted products, proper foot care, common foot and ankle conditions, and how your podiatrist can help keep you and your feet healthy.
APMA is the only organization lobbying for podiatrists and their patients on Capitol Hill. As the voice of podiatric medicine to your legislators and regulators, APMA is active on a variety of critical issues affecting podiatry and the entire health-care system.
Reopening your office amidst the COVID-19 pandemic can be more stressful than closing your office to begin with. Taking the appropriate precautions, making modifications to all aspects of your practice, and planning ahead can help ensure the safety of you, your office staff, and your patients. Determining where to start can be overwhelming; the following tips were developed to help guide you in making plans for your own reopening. Be sure to check out all of APMA's COVID-19 Response resources.
Practices must still comply with state-mandated social distancing guidelines.
Limit the number of patients in the office reception area by utilizing a phone or text check-in process allowing patients to wait in their cars.
For patients without a car, consider placing them immediately in an exam room.
Send insurance/patient forms in advance of the appointment time so patients can complete them at home prior to arriving, limiting time spent in the reception area.
Prepare a list of information to be shared with patients during their appointment confirmation that includes updates to your office check-in/arrival process.
Schedule appointments far enough apart to limit patient overlap; schedule telehealth appointments during downtime in between in-person patients.