Author Archives: akaptao

12 Jun
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New Legislation Could Lead to Major Wins in Medicare Payment, Telehealth

A bipartisan bill in the House would allow CMS to avoid damaging cuts in 2021 and establish permanent telehealth for therapy providers. Source: APTA Feed New Legislation Could Lead to Major Wins in Medicare Payment, Telehealth

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10 Jun
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House of Delegates Takes on PT, PTA Roles; Education Transparency; Workforce Issues; More

The 2020 APTA House of Delegates made important decisions — and demonstrated its adaptability. Source: APTA Feed House of Delegates Takes on PT, PTA Roles; Education Transparency; Workforce Issues; More

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04 Jun
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APTA Advisory: Small Business Paycheck Protection Program to Become More Flexible

Changes included in a bill likely to be signed into law will relax some use requirements and extend deadlines for repayment and other actions. Source: APTA Feed APTA Advisory: Small Business Paycheck Protection Program to Become More Flexible

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03 Jun
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Get Proactive: Rethinking Physical Therapy's Role in the Care Continuum

The 25th annual Maley Lecture from Virtual NEXT makes the case for PTs not to just wait for referrals. Source: APTA Feed Get Proactive: Rethinking Physical Therapy's Role in the Care Continuum

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03 Jun
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Virtual NEXT Now Open

APTA is offering more than 20 sessions — including some live events — for an affordable price. Source: APTA Feed Virtual NEXT Now Open

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01 Jun
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APTA 2020 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

The following members were elected to APTA’s Board of Directors and Nominating Committee on Monday, June 1, at the 2020 House of Delegates, conducted virtually. Source: APTA Feed APTA 2020 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

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01 Jun
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APTA Report on PT, PTA Student Debt Delivers Stark Assessment

The new report says that education debt limits life choices of PTs and PTAs, and describes potential costs as a “deterrent to promising students.” But there may be ways to ease the burdens. Source: APTA Feed APTA Report on PT, ...

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29 May
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Win: CMS Says SNFs, Hospitals, HHAs, Rehab Agencies, Other Institutional Settings Can Bill Telehealth Outpatient Therapy Claims

The clarification from CMS applies to settings that use institutional claims such as UB-04. Source: APTA Feed Win: CMS Says SNFs, Hospitals, HHAs, Rehab Agencies, Other Institutional Settings Can Bill Telehealth Outpatient Therapy Claims

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29 May
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U.S. Reps Urge House Leadership to Stop Proposed 2021 Payment Cuts

Forty-six U.S. representatives call the cuts “reckless.” Source: APTA Feed U.S. Reps Urge House Leadership to Stop Proposed 2021 Payment Cuts

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29 May
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UnitedHealthcare, Aetna Temporarily Drop 2% Cuts in Medicare Advantage Plans

The changes mirror CARES Act provisions that suspended the sequestration cut in Medicare payments. Source: APTA Feed UnitedHealthcare, Aetna Temporarily Drop 2% Cuts in Medicare Advantage Plans

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