Past IPMA News

IPAB Repeal Passes U.S. House by Large Bipartisan Margin

Thank you to all of the organizations who helped encourage passage of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) repeal bill (H.R. 849) in the U.S. House today. Please consider thanking those who voted in favor of repeal which were all Republicans and 76 Democrats. The final vote was 307 111. Here is the link to […]

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Are You Part of the DPM Mentors Network?

Be a part of the DPM Mentors Network American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine 15850 Crabbs Branch Way Suite 320 Rockville, MD 20855 www.dpmnetwork.org Explore your Doctor’s Bag for mentoring tools to use. Set your Availability Calendar to fit your schedule. Answer FAQs once for every student who comes to visit your practice. Become […]

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CMS Extends Deadline for 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Submission

CMS is extending the submission deadline for 2016 Quality Reporting data submission You now have until March 13, 2017 to submit 2016 EHR data via through a registry. The original submission deadline was February 28, 2017. Providers who do not satisfactorily report 2016 quality measure data to meet the PQRS requirements will be subject to […]

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Foot & Ankle Conference

Thank you for attending the Mountain Foot and Ankle Conference in Sun Valley last month. We had a great turn out and look forward to seeing many of you next year. A big thank you to our Exhibitors and Speakers for supporting the IPMA and providing an educational conference. We will be emailing out the […]

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May 2016

Good evening, For those of you who don’t know me I am Jerry Peterson, Chairman Emeritus of APMAPAC and now your new liaison from the Legislative Committee of APMA.  I have the distinct  pleasure of working alongside all of you to achieve success in implementing the legislative agenda for APMA in 2016/2017.  As you all […]

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1 April 2016

Good Afternoon, Foot Health Awareness Month (April 4—30) provides APMA and its members and affiliates with the opportunity to help educate the public about podiatrists’ education, training, and experience. Join us in supporting APMA’s “Today’s Podiatrist Keeps America Walking” campaign, which provides a host of new educational materials for both member and patient use, including […]

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October 2015

Dear Idaho Podiatrists: Thank you for participating this summer and fall in promoting our HELLPP Act petition in your front office. We have recorded a lot of member engagement in this grassroots initiative to get your elected senators to cosponsor our signature  (HELLPP Act (HR 1221 / S 626) legislation. Now it is time to […]

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September 2015

The dates for the 2016 conference will be January 28-30 at the Sun Valley Inn. Please make plans to attend today. The CME credits for this conference will be 15 hours. Further information will be available through this website after September

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July 2015:

To All Members of the Idaho Podiatric Medical Association With the recent Supreme Court ruling, access to care is even more important. In an effort to bolster our grassroots engagement for building more congressional cosponsors for our signature HELLPP Act (HR 1221 / S 626), we have devised this grassroots petition (also available at www.apma.org/PetitionForHELLPP) which […]

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February 2015:

We would like to thank those of you who attended and participated in the first Mountain Foot and Ankle Conference in Sun Valley last month. We had a great turn out and look forward to seeing many of you next year. A big thank you to our Exhibitors and Speakers for helping us make it […]

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January 2015:

We would like to congratulate Dr. Randal Wraalstad DPM, on his election to the ACFAS board of directors. For more information, please visit: http://www.acfas.org/Member-Center/Inside-the-College/Board-of-Directors/

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