APMA - American Podiatric Medical Association

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Foot Pain is Never Normal

If you are one of the millions of Americans experiencing foot pain, see a podiatrist today and get back to a healthy, mobile life.

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COVID-19: What You Need To Know

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A Statement from APMA on the ABPM CAQ in Podiatric Surgery

APMA's mission is to defend our members' ability to practice to the full extent of their education and training to best serve the public health. In fulfilling that mission, APMA depends on board certification through the two CPME-recognized boards, the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM). APMA has concerns about the announcement by ABPM of a new Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Podiatric Surgery.

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CPME Public Notice Concerning the ABPM CAQ in Podiatric Surgery

CPME is aware of the recent announcements by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine to offer a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in podiatric surgery. CPME does not recognize or approve any CAQs within its current policies and procedures for board recognition. CAQs are not equivalent to certification, and they cannot lead to certification in any specific content area.

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APMA Submits CLDEE Proposal to OASH

Last week, APMA submitted its proposal to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health’s (OASH) request for Comprehensive Diabetic Lower Extremity Exam (CDLEE) service, which would help with prevention of diabetes-related lower extremity complications.

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APMA/TDI Public Health Fellowship: Earn a Master of Public Health from Dartmouth Members Only Content

APMA is pleased to announce the opening of the APMA/TDI Public Health Fellowship application process for the 2023–2024 academic year. Applications will be accepted through September 23.

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CCI Edits Members Only Content
September 15, 2022 | 8:00 p.m. EDT

On September 15, 2022 (this webinar will be rescheduled at a later date), APMA will host the seventh installment of its Coding Basics Webinar Series, "CCI Edits." Sarah Abshier, DPM, and Alex Dellinger, DPM, will present.

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Coding Resources

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-59 Modifier Tool Kit

Find out how to address problematic payment policies related to the -59 modifier and routine foot care.

Private Insurance Resource Guide

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Online CECH

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MIPS 2022

Learn how to keep your full Medicare reimbursements.

Foot Health Awareness Month Materials

Find supporting materials for our most recent foot health awareness campaign, "Today's Podiatrist Keeps Kids Active."

Recent Advocacy Victories

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Young Physician Transition Series

Get tips for navigating residency and your first years in practice.


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