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Top 10 APMA Stories of 2022

As 2022 comes to a close, APMA wishes its members, partners, and other podiatric medical professionals a safe and happy holiday season. We hope you enjoy this special "year in review" issue of APMA News Brief, with a look at the most-clicked content from 2022. Our regular publication will resume Thursday, January 5, 2023.

Expenses rose among hospitals and health systems in May, according to a new report.
Good arch support is a key feature to look for in shoes for those with flat feet.
Editor’s note: Recommend APMA’s running shoe guide for different arch types and APMA Seal-Accepted products to your patients. 
Taking a strong stand against bullying at the organizational level is an important part of preventing a negative work environment from taking root.
Editor's note: Please take advantage of APMA's physician well-being resources as well as articles about soft skills in health care.
On Tuesday, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law.
Editor’s note: APMA membership has its benefits. Are you maximizing your membership?
Threats to private practice success include an increase in administrative burdens and IT costs.
Editor’s note: Check out the digital edition of APMA News for expert advice on how to minimize your risk of a ransomware attack, as well as cyber liability policy options. 
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A number of factors can lead to toe cramps, including dehydration and poor circulation.
Choosing the right footwear can help to ease the discomfort of heel spurs.
Editor's note: Find APMA Seal products at, and direct your patients to APMA's heel pain web page at
Deadlines are now in place for health-care workers to be vaccinated following a recent Supreme Court ruling.
Editor's note: Read more about the vaccination mandate on APMA's COVID-19 Resource page at
A number of factors are important to consider when negotiating a non-compete agreement.
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. 
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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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