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October 28, 2021 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
Podiatry Insurance Company of America (PICA)
National News
Physicians report more stress related to their employers than to the pandemic, according to the results of a new survey.
The deadline for submitting a reweighting request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has been extended through November 29.
Editor’s note: APMA alerted members of the targeted review extension in the October 5 issue of Weekly Focus.  
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A positive personality and attention to detail are among the traits to look for in front-desk staff.
The pandemic saw an increase in regulatory burden for many physician practices, according to a new report.
Editor’s note:Take advantage of APMA's COVID-19 resources at www.apma.org/covid19, and see APMA’s practice management and reimbursement resources
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What Patients are Reading
Addressing cracked heels is as important in winter as it is in warmer months.
Supportive shoes that distribute weight evenly can be a good option for those dealing with plantar fasciitis.
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Running shoes that are past their prime can increase the risk of injury.
Power Diary®
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Patients increasingly value user-friendly technology, according to a new patient experience study.
Employer mandates appear to have had a positive effect on vaccination rates in the U.S., according to recent research.
According to a new study, a significant percentage of patients are unsure how much of their bill their insurance will cover.
When considering working with a management service organization, it's important to carefully weigh the potential risks and benefits.
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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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