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September 15, 2022 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would eliminate the upcoming Medicare physician payment cut.
Editor’s note: APMA submitted comments to CMS in response to proposed changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program in 2023. 
Thorough planning can help ease the transition process when a physician exits a practice.
More than half of health-care consumers would pay more for higher-quality care, according to a new survey.
Focusing on return on investment can help physicians make the case for a more efficient EHR process.
Editor’s Note: See APMA’s EHR Decision Guide for DPMs on 
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While patients arriving late can derail schedules, there are steps practices can take to encourage timeliness.
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Physician practices are using more digital health tools than in the past, particularly related to remote care, according to a new study.
Having support from one's peers can help physicians better cope with stress.
Editor’s note: September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. On APMA’s physician well-being page, you’ll find resources for suicide prevention and much more. 
Scheduling an appointment with a physician takes much longer than it did 18 years ago, according to a new study.
What Patients are Reading
Overuse of high heels can lead to various foot problems.
Rigid midsoles and stable heels are among the things to look for in a stable shoe.
Proper arch support can help to reduce the likelihood of a number of foot problems.
Editor’s note: Recommend APMA’s running shoe guide for different arch types and APMA Seal-Accepted products to your patients. 
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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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