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January 11, 2024 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
Dormer Laboratories Inc.
National News
Medical Economics
Using data to demonstrate the value of their practice is one tip for physicians in negotiating with payers.
Editor’s Note: APMA has created resources to guide members through the payment and reimbursement process for public and private plans.  
Healthcare Dive
Some health-care groups are urging the Department of Health and Human Services to reconsider the penalty structure contained in a recent proposed rule regarding information blocking.
Fierce Healthcare
In a recent survey, a significant percentage of patients indicated that difficulties in communicating with their health-care provider led them to miss a payment.
Medical Economics
Tips for improving patient satisfaction include allowing patients to schedule appointments online and asking for feedback after the appointment.
Editor's note: For more articles like this one, visit www.apma.org/softskills
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Becker's ASC Review
Retirement and the desire to transition to non-clinical careers are among the top reasons some physicians are leaving the field.
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.  
Physicians Practice
A large majority of patients regard a practice's billing process important when choosing a provider.
Physicians Practice
Offering flexible payment options can help to ease patients' fears with regard to the cost of their health-care.
Physicians Practice
Offering flexible payment options can help to ease patients' fears with regard to the cost of their health-care.
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What Patients are Reading
Finding comfortable and supportive footwear is especially important for those dealing with neuropathy in their feet.
Editor's note: Check out the latest list of APMA Seal-Accepted products and recommend them to your patients. 
Recovery slides and Epsom salts are among the items recommended after long runs.
Editor’s note: Share APMA’s guide to choosing running shoes with your patients. 
NBC News
Choosing shoes designed specifically for the type of athletic activity one has chosen can reduce the risk of injury.
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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