Novitas and FCSO acknowledged the ongoing issue and the mystery behind the codes not being accepted while the same codes are noted in the measure specifications for 2021.Read More
APMA provided an overview of the issues with the Same or Similar policy in practical implementation and made several recommendations to reduce burden on clinicians.Read More
APMA held another successful virtual Coding Seminar this past Saturday, April 10. Attendees should be able to access recordings of the presentations in the next few weeks.Read More
The 2021 State Advocacy Forum will be held August 20–21 at the Whitley Hotel in Atlanta.Read More
Information Blocking Requirements - What Your Practice Needs to Know and Do Now
May 4, 2021 | 8:00 p.m. EDT
On May 4, 2021, APMA will host the webinar, "Information Blocking Requirements - What Your Practice Needs to Know and Do Now." Rachel Groman, MPH, Vice President, Clinical Affairs and Quality Improvement at Hart Health Strategies, will present.
The APMA 2021 Virtual Legislative Conference will provide attendees an opportunity to advocate for, promote, protect, and defend the profession before policymakers in the US Congress, May 12, 2021.
Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued two final rules implementing provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act. These two related final rules (21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program; CMS Interoperability and Patient Access) impact health IT vendors, health care facilities, and providers and include significant financial penalties and other disincentivizes to discourage stakeholders from engaging in information blocking that interferes with access, exchange or use of electronic health information.
APMA Executive Director and CEO James R. Christina, DPM, shares the latest news from APMA.