July 19 marked an important milestone for APMA's VA Provider Equity Act, as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) indicated their support for the bill in a letter to its primary sponsor, Rep. Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH).
A graduate student at Kent State University is seeking assistance from podiatrists as he conducts research on falls prevention.
The Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association (JAPMA) has released the first podcast in its new series.
CMS released the CY 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule last week, with a related fact sheet. APMA is in the process of evaluating the rule’s impact on our members.
APMA continues to build the capabilities of its registry. One of these capabilities will be to accept claims data.
Applicable manufacturers and Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) collectively reported $8.18 billion in payments and ownership and investment interests to physicians and teaching hospitals in 2016.
To highlight the benefits of pursuing podiatry as a career, APMA has created #OperateLikeAGirl. This social media campaign, which will run throughout the month of July, will feature one, female podiatrist each week.
Eligible professionals who did not successfully meet meaningful use requirements in 2016 and would like to apply for a hardship exception for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program must do so by July 1, 2017. Payment adjustments will occur in 2018 for the 2016 program year.
Attendees at The National can choose from four workshops to enhance their education experience in Nashville.
Last week, APMA responded to CMS’ request for information seeking recommendations to increase CMS Flexibilities and Efficiencies.