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capitols through its lobbying efforts and government affairs committee. PFA maintains a presence on Capitol Hill, visiting with Members of Congress and regulatory officials to keep the issues most important to pedorthists at the forefront. PFA also works with other allied healthcare associations in membership dues in PFA; a pedorthic- centric professional liability/malpractice insurance program; merchant credit card processing, and more. coalitions, building relationships and advancing causes with larger numbers of constituents. At the state level, PFA works with members to advance state licensure for pedorthists, placing them on a level playing field with O & P. membership dues by utilizing some of PFA’s business services. PFA brings a lot to the table, and you can too. By being a member of PFA, you provide a stronger organization and a stronger voice for your profession. You enhance the quality of our communications content in Current Pedorthics and PFA Online, as well as the educational content of the Symposium and other continuing education offerings. PFA offers a host of services designed to help the business side of your practice: a shipping program with PartnerShip saves PFA members literally thousands of dollars a year (based on your shipping volume) – many times more than Compared to other organizations, membership in PFA is relatively inexpensive, and you can make up for your We like to think that the survival of PFA is directly tied to the survival and future Current Pedorthics November/December 2017 19