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FOR SALE Quality New & Used Podiatry Equipment & New Instruments Podiatry Chairs, Mini C-Arms, X-Rays, Ultrasound Units, Whirlpools, Surgical Power Sets and All Other Podiatry Equipment. Most equipment comes with a 1 year 100% Parts & Labor or Replacement Warranty. WANTED Podiatry Equipment:  Offers for your equipment are made on the basis of make, […]

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Secrets of Success: $omeone answer the phone!

Think every call made to your office seeking an appointment actually becomes an appointment? Think again. Yes, worthy/costly marketing strategies will attract calls to your office; however, all the marketing in the world will be for naught if prospective callers are not converted into patients. What? Why does this happen? One very simple reason is, […]

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Eating to Heal

Nutrition is one of the most important factors of healing. Healing can be in the aspect of surgery, disease, or injury. Regardless of how tissue damage occurs, the body treats all of it the same. When a surgeon makes a cut, diabetes is damaging blood capillaries, or plantar fascia is being strained, the body reacts […]

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Letter from the Meeting Planner

Dear IPMA Members, The 2018 IPMA Annual Meeting was successful in providing beneficial education and networking opportunities to all of its attendees. From surgical lectures, discussions on political initiatives impacting Illinois podiatry, the full licensure discussion panel, and advice on how to survive the new insurance market to demonstrating the value of membership at the […]

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Membership Matters

New Members Post Graduate & Fellowship Members Katie Landry, DPM Panah Nabili, DPM Ryan Rodela, DPM Giovanni Incandela, DPM Gurleen K. Cheema, DPM Benjamin Potter, DPM Shivang, M. Shah, DPM First Year Associates Thomas Nordquist, DPM Christina Staskiewicz, DPM Ridhi M. Mehta, DPM Dana M. Berns, DPM Steven P. Kipferl, DPM Andrew J. Ott, DPM […]

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Medicare Advisory Liaison

Routine Foot Care 101 The most common codes billed and most commonly misunderstood codes are those dealing with routine foot care. Below are the guidelines from NGS for coverage with examples of coding scenarios.  Please note for Group 1 and 4 codes you only need one diagnosis code. I never use the callus diagnosis or […]

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Insurance Committee Report

THERE ARE A LOT OF COMPANIES COMING AROUND WITH REGENERATIVE WOUND CARE PRODUCTS. MY QUESTIONS ARE -WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE INSURANCE COMPANY DOES NOT PAY FOR THE PRODUCT AND SHOULD YOU USE THE APPLICATION CODE ALONG WITH A DEBRIDEMENT CODE ON EACH VISIT? These Regenerative Products (Q code products), although very beneficial to the healing […]

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Letter from the Executive Director

Hello everyone, Thank you for your membership, it is critical to the success of the IPMA and the continued advancement of podiatry in the State of Illinois.  In appreciation and recognition of your membership, you recently received the following items to proudly display in your office. 2018-2019 Member Certificate 2018-2019 Member Decal Additionally, we announced […]

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Letter from The President

Dear IPMA Members, Thank you for your service to our profession and for your membership. The feedback from our 2018 Annual Meeting has been received and is appreciated. Your responses support moving our 2019 Annual Meeting to the month of October, and continue to endorse our high quality lecture content. Members also spoke highly of […]

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