February 28, 2022


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News for Leadership


State Advocacy Success: A Year in Review and What’s in Store for 2022
Due to printers being delayed by shipping backlogs and paper shortages, delivery of the January–February issue of APMA News is delayed. It will arrive in mailboxes soon, but in the meantime, check out the digital edition. Read an overview of how APMA’s Center for Professional Advocacy directly assisted state components in 2021, as well as what’s in store for 2022. Read more about the CPA’s scope-of-practice advocacy efforts at www.apma.org/cpa.





What’s Happening at APMA?
Included in each issue of Leadership Desk is a link to news for state component and affiliate leadership. Just click “News for Leadership” in the orange ribbon above this section to read a summary of how each department at APMA is working for members.








News to Share


Young Physicians: Register Now for YPI Online: Growing in Practice
The next virtual non-CECH YPI event will take place on Saturday, March 19. YPI Online: Growing in Practice will provide valuable guidance on helping you establish and expand your practice. This event is free and exclusively for APMA young physician members. Learn more and register now!



Now Available: FREE Online CECH Diabetes Course
Have you seen the newest addition to APMA’s Online CECH catalogue? “Screening for Diabetes and Pre-diabetes: When, Who, and How, and Then What? ” is now available, exclusively for APMA members. Check out all available courses, including the Essentials Bundle, at www.apma.org/onlinecech.


APMA Leads Multispecialty Effort to Address LCD/LCA Changes, CAC Process with CMS
On February 15, APMA led a coalition of 18 medical societies in a meeting with CMS officials to address Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs), the Carrier Advisory Committee (CAC) process, and Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and Articles (LCAs). | READ MORE >