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In This Issue
In most editions of APMA News, the President's Message occupies this space.
In this issue, hear from newly installed President David G. Edwards, DPM, in
his own words in the transcript of his inaugural speech (page 14).
Also in your March-April issue, read about the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National), July 11-14 in Salt Lake City (page 10). Visit this bucket-list
destination and enjoy outdoor activities galore, fine dining, and-contrary to
popular belief-a thriving bar scene, all while earning up to 28 CECH from a
wide-ranging educational program. The National truly is the must-attend meeting for every podiatrist.
Our spring campaign is also a campaign for every podiatrist. The Today's
Podiatrist campaign puts a focus on surgery during April's Foot Health Awareness Month, but also emphasizes that podiatrists are specially trained to provide a broad range of treatments for every condition affecting the foot or ankle.
If you #OperateLikeaDPM, read more on page 20, then visit www.apma.org/
foothealth and get involved in this important public education campaign.

The Legislative Committee also wants you
to get involved in the reintroduction of the
Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-Saving Access
to Podiatric Physicians (HELLPP) Act in the
116th Congress. Every member has a role in
garnering new sponsors for this critical legislation.
The Legislative Committee also wants you to get involved in the reintroduction of the Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-Saving Access to Podiatric Physicians
(HELLPP) Act in the 116th Congress. Every member has a role in garnering new
sponsors for this critical legislation. Read more on page 40 about the three simple steps you can take to help support the bill upon its introduction this spring.
Speaking of ways you can help, the APMAPAC Board of Directors is introducing
the APMAPOP-a renamed Government Education Fund that will help support
APMA's legislative goals. Learn more about the new name and the value of protecting our profession on page 42.
In the March-April Reimbursement column (page 38), learn how to handle
the new, more stringent enforcement of the "same or similar" policy for AFOs.
Your association is working closely with the DME MACs on this fluid situation,
but in the meantime, there are things you can do to avoid a denial or provide
documentation for a redetermination.
Young physicians and established members alike will be interested in advice from PICA about cybersecurity in this installment of Your APMA.
Watch for the return of the President's Message in the May-June issue, with
President Edwards' first message to the membership. In the meantime, enjoy
this issue of APMA News, and be sure to read Weekly Focus and watch Monday
Minute each week for timely updates on news and information relevant to your
APMA membership.
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