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February 16, 2023 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
National News
Current trends for physician practices include a wider array of payment options for patients and the increasing use of process automation, according to a new report.
Some physician groups are encouraging the Biden administration to go further in its efforts to reform prior authorization.
Editor’s note: In our comment letter to CMS, APMA expressed strong support for CMS’ proposed updated rules surrounding utilization management—particularly around prior authorization. 
The number of people with medical debt declined by more than eight million from 2020 to 2022, according to a new federal report.
Taking steps such as streamlining the interview process can help in attracting top-quality employees.
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When incorporating digital technology into one's practice, it's important to keep the physician-patient relationship at center stage.
Physicians with a prior paid medical malpractice claim are more likely to have additional claims in the future, according to a new study.
Editor’s note: APMA provides Medical Liability/Malpractice Reform resources for members. 
CMS will test three new models intended to lower prescription drug costs.
Even if the Federal Trade Commission moves forward in forbidding non-compete agreements, it could be a long time before a final rule takes effect.
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What Patients are Reading
Checking for proper fit is especially important when choosing footwear for a running routine.
Editor's note: Check out the latest list of APMA Seal-Accepted products and recommend them to your patients. 
Supportive shoes can help to ease the foot pain that can arise during pregnancy.
Editor’s note: APMA members have access to our Prepare for Your Appointment resource for their patients.  
Even casual footwear should provide features such as adequate grip and stability.
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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