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December 28, 2023 In This Issue
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What PATIENTS Are Reading
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Top 10 APMA Stories of 2023

As 2023 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 2023. Our regular publication will resume Thursday, January 4, 2024.

Growing as a physician involves a commitment to ongoing education and collaboration.

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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.
RevCycle Intelligence
A majority of physicians in corporate-owned practices indicated that patient care quality declined following an ownership change, according to the results of a new survey.
Becker's Hospital Review
More than a fifth of physicians who responded to a receive survey indicated that they felt a lack of support from executive leaders in their organization.

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Fierce Healthcare
Some physician groups are urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Surveys to reconsider proposed cuts under the Medicare physician payment schedule.
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The number of private practices in the United States has decreased from 60.1 percent in 2012 to 46.7 percent in 2022, as many have been sold off to hospital or health care systems.
Editor’s note: Get information about starting, selling, or closing a practice on the APMA Career Center
Fierce Healthcare
In recent public comments, the head of the Federal Trade Commission reiterated the agency's commitment to banning noncompete agreements.
American Medical Association
When deciding whether to join a certain practice, it's important to understand its structure and how decisions are made.

Editor’s note: Create and post a CV; review practice survey results; and get information about starting, selling, or closing a practice on the APMA Career Center
Healthcare Finance News
Last year, more than one third of physicians received income from a source other than their practice, according to new data.
Editor’s note: Members can create and post a CV; review practice survey results; and more on the APMA Career Center.  
Fierce Healthcare
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released its Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule for 2024, which includes a 1.25 percent overall reduction for physician payments compared to 2023.
Editor’s Note: Read about APMA’s review and analysis of the 2024 final rule.
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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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