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03 Apr
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CMS Offers Update on Therapy Cap, SGR in Wake of March 31 Expirations

April 3, 2015: A special edition of the Medicare Learning Network’s provider enews recaps changes that kicked in when SGR and therapy cap exceptions expired on March 31. Source: APTA Feed CMS Offers Update on Therapy Cap, SGR in Wake ...

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02 Apr
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PT in Motion Magazine: PT and Teammates Totally Space Out

April 2, 2015: You know it’s a serious long-distance relay race when NASA Mission Control has to get involved. Source: APTA Feed PT in Motion Magazine: PT and Teammates Totally Space Out

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01 Apr
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Doubts About Acetaminophen for LBP, OA Lead to Discussion of Effectiveness of Exercise

April 1, 2015: A new study that questions the effectiveness of acetaminophen for low back pain (LBP) and hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) has also sparked a discussion about what does work: namely, movement and exercise. Source: APTA Feed Doubts ...

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01 Apr
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31 Mar
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Study: Early Mobility Sparks Biochemical Change to Fight Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

March 31, 2015: Researchers working with mice on treadmills think they’re closer to understanding at least some of the positive biochemical changes that are triggered by early mobility. Source: APTA Feed Study: Early Mobility Sparks Biochemical Change to Fight Acute ...

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31 Mar
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2015 House of Delegates Motions Posted

March 31, 2015: APTA members can now access the first official packet of proposals—including bylaws amendments—that will be considered by the 2015 APTA House of Delegates (House) when it convenes June 1-3 in National Harbor, Maryland. Source: APTA Feed 2015 ...

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30 Mar
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Physical Therapy vs Imaging Study Hits the Washington Post

March 30, 2015: Research on the cost-savings of physical therapy vs advanced imaging has been making news in professional circles, and now it’s making an even more public splash. Source: APTA Feed Physical Therapy vs Imaging Study Hits the Washington ...

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30 Mar
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APTA Outcomes Registry in Search of Candidates for Staff and Appointed Positions

March 30, 2015: The APTA Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry (Registry), a major initiative that aims to create the most comprehensive electronic repository for physical therapy outcomes, is now ready to move to the next phase in its development—filling important staff ...

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27 Mar
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Senate Doesn't Move on SGR Repeal: What's Next for Therapy Cap?

March 27, 2015: The US Senate’s decision to adjourn without taking up the sustainable growth rate (SGR) repeal bill passed by the House on Wednesday gives physical therapists (PTs) and their supporters more time to press lawmakers for a repeal ...

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26 Mar
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Major Direct Access Email Survey Launches March 30

March 26, 2015: APTA is pleased to announce the next phase in its effort to improve direct access: you. Source: APTA Feed Major Direct Access Email Survey Launches March 30

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