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COVID-19 Open Forum Webinar 4/6/2020

On April 6, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted a free open forum webinar for her email subscribers to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint Presentation here >> A recording of the webinar and all previous webinars is available to our PEP Members…

SBA PPP Loan Information – Last update 4/10/20 7pm

Every day, every hour, we are getting new information regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securty (CARES) Act and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan program. Update 4/10/20 7:00pm Take a breath! Click here for the email blast Update 4/10/20 Good news on Good Friday! Click here for the email blast Update 4/9/20 late…

COVID-19 Webinar Recap 4/1/2020

On April 1, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted a free open forum webinar for members of the IPED Connect Facebook group to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint Presentation here >> A recording of the webinar and all previous webinars is available…

COVID-19 Webinar Recap from 3/30/20

On March 30, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar available to her active clients and PEP members to discuss solutions and suggestions for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint Presentation here >> Are you interested in joining PEP to receive all the benefits? Learn…

Finding Silver Linings During a Forced SLOW Down – Part 2

Yesterday we sent out a preliminary action item list to stay productive and feel as if you have some control during this forced SLOW down. Many of you have taken action already and for that I give you a virtual HIGH FIVE! Keep going! If you missed the previous post, you can find it here.…

Finding Silver Linings During a Forced SLOW Down – Part 1

Over the past few weeks, we have all experienced drastic changes in our daily lives. With the COVID-19 pandemic still spreading, not enough tests to reveal real numbers of infected and exposed and social distancing and shelter in place orders still being ignored by some, you may say this is a dry run for the…

COVID-19 Webinar Recap

On March 23rd, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar available to her PEP Members to discuss solutions and suggestions for the current situation we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint Presentation here >> Are you interested in joining PEP to receive all the benefits? Learn more about this…

COVID-19 Office Precautions & Suggestions

The following precautions and suggestions can be taken or modified to fit the needs of your practice, staff, and patients. As this pandemic causes constant societal and economic changes, please use your best judgment in re-adjusting your own plan as needed. Keep reminding your patients that you are available to treat in the office for…

COVID-19: Informed Practices

Yesterday you received an important CMS update allowing podiatrists to provide Telehealth services to Medicare part B patients, using standard E/M coding with Place of Service 02. Today it was relayed that Medicare Advantage plans are now included in this ruling. Private carriers may adhere to the alternative Telehealth service and coding options or even…

CMS Announcement 3/17/20 with BETTER Option for Non Face-to-Face Services

On March 17th, CMS announced a third option for providing remote services that is much better than the two options I sent to you earlier in the week. Those two options still exist and are unrelated to this new third option (for Medicare Part B Patients only). Keep reading…