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2022 APMA Spring Virtual Coding Seminar

The 2022 APMA Spring Virtual Coding Seminar was a half-day online seminar providing attendees with a deep dive into foot- and ankle-specific coding issues. Certified professional coders Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, and Edward N. Prikaszczikow, DPM, instructed participants on a variety of topics to enhance processes and better serve patients.
  • Date: April 23
  • Location: Online
  • Time: 10 a.m.–3 p.m. EDT
  • Education Credit:
      - Doctors of Podiatric Medicine: 4.0 CECH 
      - Podiatric Medical Assistants: 4.0 CME
      - AAPC Certified Professional Coders: 4.0 CEUs

APMA is in the process of converting this event into an on-demand course; watch your APMA publications for more information. 


Location

  • The Virtual Coding Seminar was a live online event accessible through the APMA Online Learning Center. 

Agenda

The final agenda and objectives are available now.


Speakers

  • Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, CPC
  • Edward N. Prikaszczikow, DPM

Educational Credit Information 

APMA’s Continuing Education Mission Statement
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) advances and advocates for the profession of podiatric medicine and surgery for the benefit of its members and the public. To this end, APMA offers continuing education opportunities for podiatric physicians to meet their licensing requirements, to maintain and expand their knowledge, to provide optimum patient care, and to receive updates on advances in foot and ankle care. These educational opportunities may include face-to-face, web/ computer-based, and audio/video recorded continuing education activities.

To support this seminar, APMA has designated an unrestricted educational grant from Modernizing Medicine.

Doctors of Podiatric Medicine
APMA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. APMA has approved The Spring Coding Seminar for 4.0 continuing education contact hours (CECH). Podiatric physicians are responsible for reporting their attendance to all appropriate boards and agencies requiring continuing education. Credits may be registered with state boards by providing them with a copy of your CECH certificate. Only attendance of the live program will be eligible for CECH.

Podiatric Medical Assistants
APMA is approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Podiatric Medical Assisting Certification (CAPMAC) as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medical assisting. Program participants may earn up to 4.0 continuing medical education (CME) hours. Podiatric medical assistants are responsible for reporting their attendance to the recertification committee. Only attendance of the live program will be eligible for CME. Only 20 credits are required per year for certification renewal. 

Certified Professional Coders
APMA is approved by AAPC as a provider of continuing education units (CEUs) for certified professional coders. This program meets AAPC guidelines for 4.0 CEUs, which can be split between Core A and all specialties except CIRCC for continuing education units. Only attendance of the live program will be eligible for CEUs. Certified professional coders are responsible for reporting their attendance to AAPC.

All Live Program Attendees
In accordance with the requirements of CPME, CAPMAC, and AAPC, APMA is required to monitor educational session attendance for verification of CECH. Please note: The guidelines below apply only to the live program. Registering for the live event requires attendance of the live event in real time; watching the recording after the event will not result in any award of CECH, CME, or CEU.

To ensure that APMA continues to provide you with a meaningful educational program and an exceptional experience during this internet live activity, APMA requires that all attendees complete the overall seminar evaluation prior to issuance of a certificate. The evaluation will be available via the learning management system at the conclusion of the educational program. For DPMs and podiatric medical assistants, once you have completed your evaluations, certificates may be downloaded from the learning management system. For certified professional coders, you will receive your CEU certificate via email, in the week following the seminar.


Refund Policy

Written requests for registration refunds must be postmarked on or before the event. Registration fees are refunded less a $25 processing fee. All refunds will be issued after the meeting occurs. No refunds will be made after the event. Refunds are not granted to no-shows.


Questions?

Contact APMA's Health Policy and Practice department.

Health Policy and Practice
301-581-9200
APMA Health Policy and Practice department
onlinecech@apma.org

APMA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. This activity has been approved for a maximum of 4.0 continuing education contact hours. Note: You must attend the live event to earn any educational credits that are approved. Check with your state licensing board to confirm approval of these sessions toward your license renewal.




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