April 9, 2021


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Register Now for State Advocacy Forum, August 20–21
APMA Center for Professional Advocacy (CPA) is pleased to announce that this year’s State Advocacy Forum will be held on August 20–21, at the Whitley Hotel in Atlanta. | READ MORE >


Save the Date for the CAC-PIAC Meeting
Please put Friday, November 12, on your calendar for the next Joint National Carrier Advisory Committee-Private Insurance Advisory Committee (CAC-PIAC) Meeting. (Location TBD; somewhere in DC metro area) Registration details, hotel reservations, and more information will be available at www.apma.org/cacpiac in the coming months. In the meantime, if you have questions or comments, email us. | READ MORE >


APMA’s April Sports Medicine Campaign Materials for State Components
Last week, APMA kicked off its 2021 Foot Health Awareness Month campaign, Today’s Podiatrist Keeps America Active. The campaign is designed to speak to the athlete in everyone with information about proper foot health for athletes and the role podiatrists play in sports medicine. APMA strongly encourages you to take advantage of the wealth of promotional materials available to state components as part of this campaign to promote your expertise in sports medicine. | READ MORE >


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Virtual Coding Seminar Tomorrow!
The Virtual Coding Seminar, presented by APMA, is this weekend! Learn from the gold-standard in foot and ankle coding education and earn up to 4.0 CECH. Register now to save your spot. (Student registration is free!)


Student Recruitment Social Media Posts to Share
New student recruitment social media posts are available! Visit www.apma.org/recruitmenttoolkit to download the ready-to-share content. Download a file with all posts directly here.


At-Large Member Positions Open on the Council
The CPME Nominating Committee is seeking applications for four at-large and one postsecondary educator positions on the council. CPME will hold a closed ballot election to fill the positions at its October 2021 meeting. The positions are for a three-year term renewable up to three consecutive terms. | READ MORE >


APMA Addresses -59 Modifier Issues Head-On with Anthem, Centene, Humana
APMA recently wrote to Anthem, Centene, and Humana to address members’ concerns with these carriers denying properly coded at-risk foot care claims. The letter-writing initiative is part of the Health Policy and Practice Committee’s -59 Modifier Workgroup’s advocacy efforts. | READ MORE >