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2017

September

  • September 22, 2017

    APMA encourages members to use our Opioid Use and Abuse Prevention resource page, which includes a drug abuse screening test, CDC guidelines for prescribing, a state reference manual and more. The special publication and our resources support APMA’s resolutions.

  • September 18, 2017

    APMA submitted a comment letter last week on Monday, September 11, in response to CMS’ proposed rule for the CY 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.

  • In Memoriam: Jerry D. Brant, DPM
    September 18, 2017

    APMA is saddened to announce that Past President Jerry D. Brant, DPM, passed away September 17 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

  • September 14, 2017

    Do you have a patient with type 2 diabetes who may be interested in sharing his or her personal story about the impact of hypoglycemia?

  • Call for Speakers at The National 2018 Now Open
    September 11, 2017

    APMA is requesting submissions from members who are interested in presenting a lecture(s) at the APMA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National).

  • September 11, 2017

    While CMS is permitting providers to “Pick Your Pace” for MIPS reporting and participation in 2017, if you are planning select the full participation option and participate for 90 days, the last day to start is October 2.

  • September 5, 2017

    CMS has updated its Medicare fraud and improper payment audit process to target providers and suppliers who frequently demonstrate high medical billing error rates. The new Targeted Probe and Educate method replaces a medical review strategy that included broad medical billing investigations and provider education.

  • Participate in Get Ahead of Sepsis Effort
    September 5, 2017

    CDC has released Get Ahead of Sepsis, a national effort to encourage health-care professionals, patients, and caregivers to prevent infections, be alert to the signs of sepsis, and act fast if sepsis is suspected. Use the online toolkit to participate.

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