Attendees at The National can choose from four workshops to enhance their education experience in Nashville.
In response to a CMS request, APMA submitted a podiatric specialty measure set for the MIPS Quality Performance Category for podiatrists to use in 2018. Under MIPS, eligible professionals, such as podiatrists, are required to report six quality measures, including one outcome measure or if one is not available, a high priority measure.
APMA Coding Resource Center (CRC) subscribers now have direct access to CodinglineSILVER-level benefits via the CRC. New benefits include the option to receive daily emails with coding queries and access to the Codingline Forum—including the ability to submit foot and ankle coding, reimbursement, and practice management questions.
Early this morning the US Senate confirmed Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-GA), as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
APMA is in the process of addressing a proposed rule that, other things, would establish new requirements for practitioners who might to wish to furnish and fabricate durable medical equipment (DME) directly to patients.
APMA's social media campaign #CozyToezy launches today for the entire month of February. This social media campaign is intended to engage and educate our followers about the importance of proper socks.
As previously reported, APMA has been working over the past year and half to resolve APMA members’ ongoing issues with Humana Medicare Advantage plans’ blanket denials of at-risk foot care claims with the -59 modifier.
With MACRA and its Merit-based Incentive Program (MIPS) starting this year, APMA members are encouraged to take advantage of the many opportunities available to learn more about MIPS, APMs, and receiving incentive payments.
Elizabeth Beale, MD, endocrinologist at the University of Southern California, is looking for a podiatric surgeon to accompany her on a week-long visit to the remote, medically underserved Pacific island of Kiritimati, or “Christmas Island,” south of Honolulu, to assist with diabetes care.
APMA’s Center for Professional Advocacy is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2017 State Advocacy Forum. The forum will be held May 12–13 in Salt Lake City. APMA will award three scholarships to young physicians to attend.