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December 14, 2023 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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National News
Healthcare Finance News
A new bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would cancel the upcoming 3.37 percent physician pay cut to Medicare payments.
Medpage Today
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has released a draft recommendation calling for a 1.3 percent pay increase in 2025 for physicians who treat Medicare patients.
Medical Economics
Health-care trends to watch for in 2024 include an increased focus on information security and addressing violence against health-care workers.
American Medical Association
Dealing with administrative burdens can interfere with physicians' ability to perform what some experts call "deep work."
Editor's note: Tonight, APMA will host the third installment of its Coding Refreshers Webinar Series, New Year and New Coding Updates. There's still time to register!
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The Tetra Corporation®
GlyCylic®’s vehicle (glycolic acid) works to break the bonds between the outer layers of the wart, including dead skin cells, and open pathways for the Salicylic Acid to achieve deep penetration.

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Healthcare Dive
Overall health-care costs increased by about 2 percent in 2023, according to a new report.
Becker's Physician Leadership
Staff shortages will be one of the biggest challenges facing physicians next year, according to one expert.
About 80 percent of patients who responded to a recent survey indicated that have concerns about how their physicians may be using generative AI.
Medical Economics
Health-care added 77,000 jobs last month, with physician offices accounting for 13,600 of those jobs, according to new data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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What Patients are Reading
Fox News
Genetics isn't the only factor that influences foot size.
Real Simple
While flats are typically not the best choice for extended wear, some offer more support than others.
Tips for selecting the right Chelsea boot include choosing something with breathable materials and good arch support.
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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