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Vested in your success as podiatric physicians and surgeons. Ohio’s champions for quality foot and ankle medical care for our members. We proudly keep Ohioans on their feet. For over 100 years, we have prepared our members for tomorrow’s podiatric medical practice issues. We are the “go to” resource in Ohio to meet your podiatric practice demands.
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The completion of a Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) provides members with valuable lessons to avoid common mistakes when billing for routine foot care and debridement of nails.
In the MIPS world there remains a COVID-19 exemption available to providers for 2023 but it is not automatic. You must prove that you qualify for the requirement and must submit an application for exemption in 2023. The APMA website is a great resource for members who have yet to submit a 2023 Performance Year MIPS Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances (EUC) Exception application application and would like to do so.
The State Medical Board of Ohio (SMBO) unanimously voted to advance two important administrative rules relating to the podiatry scope of practice to the Common Sense Initiative as part of a multi-step review process. SMBO proposed no changes to rules that define foot and outline requirements for podiatrists to perform surgery on the ankle joint.
OHFAMA members elected 2023-24 leaders at the Annual Business Meeting on November 4 in Columbus. Dr. Thom Arnold, who was sworn in as the new OHFAMA president, presented outgoing president Dr. Adam Thomas with the Thomas J. Meyer Award to recognize his dedicated service to the association.