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January 27, 2022 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
National News
Health-care providers continue to come to grips with the new law, which was intended to curb surprise billing.
Editor’s note: APMA and other organizations signed onto a letter to HHS from PARCA regarding the GEF requirement in the No Surprises Act. Members can get more information about telehealth on 
ECRI Institute's top 10 list of health technology hazards also includes telehealth workflow and supply chain issues.
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What Patients are Reading
Stiff soles can add support to household slippers.
Editor's note: Check out the latest list of APMA Seal-Accepted products and recommend them to your patients. 
Wearing worn-out shoes or shoes that are not appropriate for the activity can lead to potential injury.
Maintaining proper foot hygiene and keeping feet dry are among the ways to prevent feet from smelling.
Editor’s note: Read articles with APMA podiatrists in the news and journal articles covering foot conditions such as smelly feet
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Physician burnout increased by 5 percent in 2021 compared to the previous year, with emergency physicians seeing the largest increase, according to a new survey.
Editor's note: Visit for resources to help you with physician burnout, substance abuse, and so much more.
Among the 10 tips for financial planning are prioritizing asset protection and setting an effective budget.
Editor’s note: Check out APMA’s “How To Be Your Own Boss” resources, which include advice on securing your finances, a sample business plan, and much more.
Tips to avoid running late include revising estimates of how long things will take.
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Collection tips include collecting payment at the time of the appointment and reassessing staffing.
A new study found support for including those who care for their aging relatives in discussions regarding to access to telehealth services.
Areas to consider with regard to one's employee handbook include social media use and disciplinary policies.
Editor’s note: Get tips on how to cultivate online content, social media tips, and more. Also see our practice management and reimbursement resources
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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