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26 Feb
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APTA Working for You: Practice Department Updates, February 2019

APTA is providing the profession’s perspective on a range of practice-related issues. Source: APTA Feed APTA Working for You: Practice Department Updates, February 2019

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25 Feb
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Can Cognitive and Physical Activity in Midlife Reduce the Risk of Dementia in Later Years? Researchers Say Yes

Stay physically and intellectually active in midlife to reduce risk of later dementia. Source: APTA Feed Can Cognitive and Physical Activity in Midlife Reduce the Risk of Dementia in Later Years? Researchers Say Yes

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22 Feb
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New Medicare SNF Payment System Explained in Upcoming Q-and-A Sessions

PTs in SNFs will face an entirely new payment methodology beginning in October. APTA can help you get up to speed. Source: APTA Feed New Medicare SNF Payment System Explained in Upcoming Q-and-A Sessions

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19 Feb
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CPG: Avoid Surgery for Atraumatic Shoulder Pain

“Clinicians should not offer patients subacromial decompression surgery unprompted.” Source: APTA Feed CPG: Avoid Surgery for Atraumatic Shoulder Pain

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15 Feb
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Crazy Little Thing Called (APTA) Love

The stories show how APTA builds connections, strengthens the profession, and provides opportunities for professional growth. Source: APTA Feed Crazy Little Thing Called (APTA) Love

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13 Feb
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, February 2019

APTA members are amazing ambassadors for the profession. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, February 2019

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12 Feb
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From PTJ: PT, PTA Injuries Related to Patient Handling Still Common in LTC Settings

More than half of the therapy personnel surveyed said that they”never” or “rarely” use resident-lifting equipment. Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: PT, PTA Injuries Related to Patient Handling Still Common in LTC Settings

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11 Feb
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Proposed Rules on Electronic Health Information Seek Better Patient Access, More Interoperability

HHS is getting serious about making it as easy as possible for patients to access their health care records from just about any device, for free. Source: APTA Feed Proposed Rules on Electronic Health Information Seek Better Patient Access, More ...

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08 Feb
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New APTA Policy Priorities Push for a More Wellness-Oriented, Value-Based, and Accessible Health Care System

APTA believes leaves too many Americans underserved, including people with disabilities, chronic conditions, and opioid addiction. Source: APTA Feed New APTA Policy Priorities Push for a More Wellness-Oriented, Value-Based, and Accessible Health Care System

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08 Feb
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Check Your QPP Status (Again)

Medicare’s Quality Payment Program applies to qualifying PTs. Does that mean you?   Source: APTA Feed Check Your QPP Status (Again)

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