Several 2021 CPT® code set changes affect podiatrists, including changes to ultrasound, fluorescence wound imaging, arthroscopy, and significant E/M changes.Read More
There is now more guidance for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) changes in ownership and full forgiveness requirements for businesses.Read More
APMA expressed significant concerns with a proposed rule for payment policies revisions under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for Calendar Year 2021, and commented on proposed changes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP).Read More
The portal for applications for Phase 3 of the General Distribution from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund (PRF) is now open. The deadline to apply is November 6, but HHS strongly recommends submitting your application ASAP to expedite the review process.Read More
In order to increase cash flow to providers of services and suppliers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS expanded its current Accelerated and Advance Payment Program to a broader group of Medicare Part A providers and Part B suppliers. The expansion of this program was only for the duration of the public health emergency. In light of the additional funds appropriated under the CARES Act, CMS suspended the program on April 26, 2020.
As the nation grapples with the health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government and states are providing financial assistance to small businesses impacted by the disease and the efforts to stop the spread.
APMA is providing virtual CECH exclusively for its members on a variety of topics.