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October 8, 2020 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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National News
The deadline for providers to apply for the new funding is November 6, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
Editor’s note: The portal for applications for Phase 3 of the General Distribution from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund (PRF) is now open.
A new report provides guidance on topics such as reducing wait times and improving patient access.
Some experts continue to expect continued growth for value-based reimbursement in the coming years.
Editor's note: Take advantage of APMA's reimbursement resources at 
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In a recent survey, mid-career physicians were more likely to report burnout than either younger or older physicians. 
Editor's note: APMA has many resources for members on physician burnout and wellbeing at
Thoughtful succession planning can help to make for a smooth transition in the future.
Editor’s note: Retiring? List items for sale on APMA’s Buyers’ Guide and let APMA’s Closing a Practice guide help you through the retirement process.
The overall number of patient visits remains down, despite the increased adoption of virtual visits, according to a new study.
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What Patients are Reading
The "tabletop test" is one way to find out whether one's shoes are worn enough to need to be replaced.
Even in the home, proper footwear can help ward off problems for the feet.
Good arch support and weather resistance are among the things to look for in effective winter boots, according to experts. 
Editor’s note: Share APMA’s Winter Foot Health Tips with your patients.
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Number of visits scheduled may account for much of the revenue disparity between men and women physicians, according to a new study.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that health-care added 53,000 jobs in September.
Editor's note: Visit the APMA Career Center for all  your job needs, and use our COVID-19 Resource Page to help stay afloat during the pandemic.
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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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