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CPT Code Changes and How They Affect the Podiatric Community

Effective January 1, 2019, revised Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) went into effect. While many codes remained the same, there were significant changes that affect the podiatric medical community. The biggest change is that CPT 11100 — a commonly used biopsy code — was deleted, says Dr. Jeffrey Lehrman, Certified Professional Coder and a Bako Diagnostics […]

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Membership Matters

New Members since the November 2018 Newsletter Post Graduate Members and Fellowship Members Berry Byrd, DPM Lisa Harrison, DPM Maheen Ahmad, DPM Eli Lebovits, DPM First Year Associates Edward A. Uram III, DPM Anna Tien, DPM David A. Kretch, DPM Zubair A. Khan, DPM Zain H. Rizvi, DPM Second Year Associates Muhammad A. Shah, DPM […]

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Letter from the Meeting Planner

Dear IPMA members, We are just weeks away from the 2019 Midwest Podiatry Conference and the incredible content, savings, and engagement offerings are unsurpassed by any other conference. Not only can attendees look forward to amazing sessions on surgical approaches, panels on opioids and infectious disease, and lectures in practice management, sexual harassment, diabetic care, […]

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Medicare Advisory Liaison

New Medicare Data Results The Part B Medicare data from 2017 has just been released. The complete data can be found at the APMA website. I will share some of the highlights of the data. As a reminder the data is always one year behind so 2018 data will not be available until next year. […]

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Insurance Committee Report

Important DME Update The DME MACS have begun enforcing a long standing policy of “Same of Similar”. Providers who dispense DME products will start getting rejections – reason codes – M3 – which means that the beneficiary has had a similar DME produce within the past 5 years. The “Same or Similar” policy states that […]

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Letter from the Executive Director

Hello IPMA Members, I hope everyone survived the recent Polar Vortex. Before we know it, Springtime will be upon us. Thank you for your continued membership, it is a critical part of the overall success of the IPMA and the advancement of podiatry within our State. As previously promised, we are pleased to offer you […]

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Letter from the President

IPMA Member, We have been working hard at IPMA on your behalf. Our first town hall meeting was held January 31 at Gene and Georgetti downtown Chicago. We discussed the different pathways toward an unlimited license and what it means for current and future DPMs in Illinois. We highlighted where we are in the process, […]

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