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READ THE NON-COMPETE! Are you considering podiatric employment providing nursing home care?  Before you sign on the dotted line, READ THE NON-COMPETE.  You may be surprised at its far reaching, practice limiting implications.  At Podiatry Plus, our Non-Compete is doctor friendly.  We’re looking for the perfect associate to work with us throughout Illinois.  Full or part time.  Podiatry Plus is […]

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Scholl College Honors Chicago Area Physician

Dr. Lowell S. Weil Jr. named recipient of the Honor Medallion and Alumnus of the Year Awards North Chicago, IL — The Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University bestowed its Honor Medallion and Alumnus of the Year awards upon Dr. Lowell S. Weil Jr. during the Scholl College Alumni […]

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Insurance Committee Report

Important Ulcer Debridement Documentation Update Thorough documentation for debridement of ulcerations is essential for medical records and to ensure proper payment. Insurance companies will request documentation for these procedures and will request refunds if certain criteria is not reported. Please remember to include the following when documenting ulcer debridements: Decision to perform excisional ulcer debridement […]

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Secrets of Success: 5 Tips to Manage and Optimize Your Time at Work

“Practice management” encompasses a variety of organizational skills that help to, well… manage your practice. That includes managing your finances, employees, standards of operations, and time. Regarding time, if I had a nickel for every instance someone said to me, “There are just not enough hours in my day,” I’d be uber rich on nickels. […]

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Legislative Update

Submitted by Billie Paige & Mark Kolaz of Shea, Paige & Rogal, Inc. The 2019 Legislative Session began in early January with the Inaugurations of the Constitutional Officers and Members of the General Assembly. As you will recall, the November 6th General Election results saw a clean sweep for the Democrats in Illinois. Governor Rauner was […]

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Medicare Advisory Liaison

Modifier 59 – Distinct Procedural Service Modifier 59 is defined as a “distinct procedural service.” Under certain circumstances, it may be necessary to indicate that a procedure or service was distinct or independent from other non E&M services performed on the same day. Modifier 59 is used to identify procedures or services, other than E&M […]

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Letter from the President-Elect

As the incoming IPMA President, I am thrilled to invite our members to attend the 2019 IPMA Annual Meeting taking place October 24 – 26, 2019 at the Renaissance, Schaumburg. This year’s conference theme is “Podiatry Means Business.”  As you know, there are many facets that contribute to a successful career in podiatry. This year’s […]

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