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28 Mar
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CMS Will Test Payment Increases to Selected SNFs

March 28, 2016: CMS will test a new payment system that would increase some payments and reward multidisciplinary care planning. Source: APTA Feed CMS Will Test Payment Increases to Selected SNFs

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28 Mar
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Foundation Receives $100k Gift From Tri W-G

March 28, 2016: One of the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s (Foundation) most supportive companies has once again stepped up for physical therapy research by presenting the Foundation with a gift of $100,000. Source: APTA Feed Foundation Receives 0k Gift From ...

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28 Mar
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Foundation Receives $100k Gift From Tri W-G

March 28, 2016: One of the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s (Foundation) most supportive companies has once again stepped up for physical therapy research by presenting the Foundation with a gift of $100,000. Source: APTA Feed Foundation Receives 0k Gift From ...

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25 Mar
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Women Losing Ground in Disability-Free Life Expectancy

March 25, 2016: While women live longer than men on average, more women than men experience activity limitations after age 65. Source: APTA Feed Women Losing Ground in Disability-Free Life Expectancy

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25 Mar
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Women Losing Ground in Disability-Free Life Expectancy

March 25, 2016: While women live longer than men on average, more women than men experience activity limitations after age 65. Source: APTA Feed Women Losing Ground in Disability-Free Life Expectancy

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24 Mar
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VA Choice System Not Working, Say VA Officials, Legislators

March 24, 2016: A program meant to fix a broken Veterans Affairs (VA) health system is itself broken, according to lawmakers working to overhaul the Veterans Choice program. Source: APTA Feed VA Choice System Not Working, Say VA Officials, Legislators

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24 Mar
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VA Choice System Not Working, Say VA Officials, Legislators

March 24, 2016: A program meant to fix a broken Veterans Affairs (VA) health system is itself broken, according to lawmakers working to overhaul the Veterans Choice program. Source: APTA Feed VA Choice System Not Working, Say VA Officials, Legislators

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23 Mar
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Chronic LBP Correlated With 'Clustering' of Socioeconomic, Behavioral Factors

March 23, 2016: While the disability and health care utilization burdens of chronic low back pain (cLBP) have been well-documented for some time, a new study finds that those burdens may fall unevenly. Source: APTA Feed Chronic LBP Correlated With ...

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23 Mar
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Chronic LBP Correlated With 'Clustering' of Socioeconomic, Behavioral Factors

March 23, 2016: While the disability and health care utilization burdens of chronic low back pain (cLBP) have been well-documented for some time, a new study finds that those burdens may fall unevenly. Source: APTA Feed Chronic LBP Correlated With ...

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22 Mar
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Extensive Overhaul of Pain Care Needed, According to HHS, NIH

March 22, 2016: The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unveiled a “National Pain Strategy” (NPS) that calls for extensive efforts to rethink the way pain is treated, improve access to that treatment, and strengthen research and education ...

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