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04 Mar
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Medicare Reaches Value-Based Payment Goal a Year Ahead of Schedule

March 4, 2016: Medicare’s march toward payment systems that are tied to value and not volume has been moving along at a faster-than-expected clip, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Source: APTA Feed Medicare Reaches Value-Based ...

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04 Mar
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Medicare Reaches Value-Based Payment Goal a Year Ahead of Schedule

March 4, 2016: Medicare’s march toward payment systems that are tied to value and not volume has been moving along at a faster-than-expected clip, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Source: APTA Feed Medicare Reaches Value-Based ...

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03 Mar
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US Obesity Rates Nearing 1 in 3 Adults; Physical Activity Rates Looking Better

March 3, 2016: At a rate of 30% in 2015, Americans are more obese than ever, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But there are some bright spots when it comes to rates ...

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03 Mar
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US Obesity Rates Nearing 1 in 3 Adults; Physical Activity Rates Looking Better

March 3, 2016: At a rate of 30% in 2015, Americans are more obese than ever, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But there are some bright spots when it comes to rates ...

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02 Mar
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From PT in Motion Magazine: Get the Basics on CMS Bundling Program for TKA, THA

March 2, 2016: Remember, back last year, when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said it would be moving from fee-for-service models and toward more outcomes-based payment systems? It wasn’t kidding. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion ...

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02 Mar
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From PT in Motion Magazine: Get the Basics on CMS Bundling Program for TKA, THA

March 2, 2016: Remember, back last year, when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said it would be moving from fee-for-service models and toward more outcomes-based payment systems? It wasn’t kidding. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion ...

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06 Nov
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Consumers Coming to MoveForwardPT.com in Record Numbers

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17 Apr
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CMS Releases Proposed SNF Rule Heavy on Reporting Requirements

April 17, 2015: Proposed US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rules for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) would increase payments by $500 million in 2016 and set the stage for quality improvement and reporting requirements that, if not met, ...

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17 Apr
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Fight for Therapy Cap Repeal Says a Lot About APTA Members—And It's All Good

April 17, 2015: Although APTA, its members, and supporters were left with a mixed bag when Congress passed legislation that ended the sustainable growth rate (SGR) but did not permanently repeal the Medicare outpatient therapy cap, the effort to make ...

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16 Apr
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CMS: Some Claims Will be Reprocessed in Light of SGR Repeal Legislation

April 16, 2015: The relatively small number of Medicare claims that were processed during the brief time between the implementation of the sustainable growth rate (SGR) payment reduction and its repeal—including claims subject to the Medicare outpatient therapy cap—will be ...

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