Skip to Content

Tag: podiatry


Also Noted

CMS discriminates against doctors of podiatric medicine, council says

February 27, 2015HME News Staff

ATLANTA - The AFL-CIO Executive Council issued a statement on Feb. 25 calling on Congress to enact legislation to recognize doctors of podiatric medicine as “physicians” in Title XIX of the Social Security Act governing Medicaid. DPMs are already defined as physicians in Title XVIII of the Social Security Act governing Medicare. The council also called for an amendment of the Social Security Act governing Medicare to recognize the ability of DPMs to independently certify the need for...

medicaid, Medicare, podiatry


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon