Legislative & Regulatory Links

APMA eAdvocacy
State components no longer have access to Capwiz as of April 2012. All State eAdvocacy activities have been transferred to the APMA eAdvocacy website at www.apma.org/eadvocacy.

Iowa General Assembly
Use this site to check on the progress of state legislation, contact state legislators, examine Iowa law and court rules, contact other state agencies, listen to floor debates, and follow committees.

Iowa Administrative Code
Use this site to find Iowa Agency rules and regulations

Thomas Legislative Services
THOMAS covers three major areas: Legislation, Congressional Record, and Committees. Use this service to keep up with the legislative process.

Insurance Links

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
The CMS provides health insurance for over 74 million Americans through these programs. This site provides information geared toward beneficiaries, plans and providers, researchers, states, and students.

Iowa Medicare (Wisconsin Physician Services)

Medicaid - Iowa Medicaid Enterprise

Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Podiatry Insurance Company of America (PICA)

IPMS-Related Links

American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)

Why You Should Refer Your Patient to a Podiatric Physician (Video Link)

Find APMA on Twitter

Find APMA on Facebook

Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association (JAPMA)

Iowa Board of Podiatry Examiners
Iowa Board of Podiatry Examiners evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify. The board establishes rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensed podiatrists and investigates complaints for unprofessional conduct. The Board is the link between the consumer and the licensed podiatrist and, as such, promotes the public health, welfare and safety.

Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
One of nine fully accredited podiatric medical schools in the nation, The College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery was established in 1982 as one of the colleges of Des Moines University. In addition to links to other parts of the college's site, this site provides a link to the Iowa Podiatric Medical Student's Association.

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine

National Library of Medicine  
"Welcome to the world's largest medical library and creator of MEDLINE." This site provides links regarding health information (MEDLINE, MEDLINEplus, and other recources), library services, research programs, announcements, exhibits, hot topics, and general information about the library, and a listing of its staff

OPEIU/Guild Member Benefits
OPEIU website which has links to the White Collar publication, OPEIU Member Benefits and Find a Union Podiatrist.

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