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June 29, 2017 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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National News
Senate Republican leaders announced Tuesday that they are delaying a vote on legislation to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, giving up their goal of passing the bill before Congress adjourns for the July Fourth recess.
Editor’s note: See APMA’s principles on health-care reform on
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office weighed in on the Senate health care bill on Monday, saying that 22 million people would lose health coverage in the next 10 years under the Senate's plan.
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Bill is part of proposed reforms that supplement the American Health Care Act; Trump administration pledged to support the tort reform legislation.
Medicare's reimbursement system for physicians is emerging as a major driver of change in the health care industry.
Editor's note: APMA has all you need to know about MACRA at
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When it comes to physician compensation under MACRA, slow and steady will win the race.
News of health care reform has heavily circulated in the media for quite some time, and physicians of all practice settings and specialties are challenged to continue their trade in the wake of such uncertainty.
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Although not on purpose, people have a habit of taking for granted certain activities that they can do every day. Editor’s Note: APMA’sfree "BeatBunionBlues" campaign materials are still available to members on
Wearing the right shoes for the right activities doesn’t just help your feet; it also prevents serious leg and hip problems.
Pedicure season is here and with it comes the heightened pressure to keep our feet prepped and primed for all open toe situations.
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Summer has well and truly arrived, and with it the prospect of shedding those outer layers and freeing our feet from their closed-shoe confines.
Last month I was on an easy 4-mile run when I noticed a weird ache in my heel.
Simply put, doctors become doctors because they are passionate about helping others and delivering the highest quality patient care.
A quarter of patients are likely to switch physicians if they find a doctor with a more positive attitude—just one of the multitude of reasons that patients give for making a change, according to a new study from Weatherby Healthcare.
The proverb, "physician heal thyself," is probably more relevant today than it was in biblical times with the fast pace of life, the impact of multitasking and the unending bombardment of information, which have made emotional exhaustion almost certain.
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) has rocketed to the top of the list of near-term regulatory challenges for health care providers.
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Disclaimer: Stories from sources other than APMA do not necessarily reflect APMA positions or policies. APMA does not endorse these stories. This content appears in the News Brief to enhance members' understanding of how media coverage shapes perceptions of podiatric medicine, and to educate members about what their patients, legislators and other healthcare professionals are seeing in the media.



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