Author Archives: akaptao

07 Apr
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Updated APTA Web Resources on Telehealth, Disaster Management Now Available

New and consolidated information related to telehealth and the profession’s role in national and world crises. Source: APTA Feed Updated APTA Web Resources on Telehealth, Disaster Management Now Available

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07 Apr
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Commercial Insurers Take the Telehealth Lead

“Patients are getting access to the care they need without putting themselves or their therapists at risk, and PTs are showing that telehealth can be an important part of the physical therapy toolkit.” Source: APTA Feed Commercial Insurers Take the ...

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06 Apr
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Coronavirus Update: April 6, 2020

HIPAA enforcement relaxed, PTs and PTAs among the health care workers who could be “exempted” from expanded sick leave, COVID-19’s link to CVD, and more. Source: APTA Feed Coronavirus Update: April 6, 2020

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03 Apr
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PTs, PTAs Could Be 'Exempted' From Receiving Additional COVID-19 Leave

Employers in several settings could opt to deny expanded sick and FMLA leave. Source: APTA Feed PTs, PTAs Could Be 'Exempted' From Receiving Additional COVID-19 Leave

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03 Apr
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New CMS Nursing Home Recommendations Stress Collaboration, Consistent Staffing Assignment

The new recommendations underscore existing CDC and CMS guidance and call for extensive use of masks and other PPE. Source: APTA Feed New CMS Nursing Home Recommendations Stress Collaboration, Consistent Staffing Assignment

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03 Apr
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APTA Learning Center Offers Free Online Courses

The opportunities include both live and recorded telehealth webinars, as well as self-paced courses on a range of topics — all free to APTA members. Source: APTA Feed APTA Learning Center Offers Free Online Courses

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03 Apr
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From ChoosePT.com: Telehealth, Now More Than Ever

A PT who relies on telehealth to meet the needs of veterans in rural areas. Source: APTA Feed From ChoosePT.com: Telehealth, Now More Than Ever

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02 Apr
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Latest Relief Package: Unemployment Provisions

Here’s what the CARES Act offers related to unemployment benefits. Source: APTA Feed Latest Relief Package: Unemployment Provisions

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02 Apr
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Aetna Now Covers Telehealth Delivered by PTs

Aetna joins UnitedHealthcare among the commercial insurers that have expanded coverage from more limited e-visit provisions. Source: APTA Feed Aetna Now Covers Telehealth Delivered by PTs

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01 Apr
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Coronavirus Update: April 1, 2020

CMS moves toward telehealth for physical therapy, FCC announces telehealth initiative, new resources available for physical therapy educators, and more. Source: APTA Feed Coronavirus Update: April 1, 2020

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