Author Archives: akaptao

01 Nov
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Final Home Health Rule Keeps New Payment Model—With a Few APTA-Supported Changes

Coming in 2020: a major shift to an entirely new payment methodology. Source: APTA Feed Final Home Health Rule Keeps New Payment Model—With a Few APTA-Supported Changes

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31 Oct
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JAMA Study Supports Physical Therapy as First-Line Approach to Meniscal Tears

The results again point to the validity of physical therapy as first-line option for treatment. Source: APTA Feed JAMA Study Supports Physical Therapy as First-Line Approach to Meniscal Tears

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30 Oct
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Physical Activity May Decrease Mortality Risk in Frail Older Adults, Say Researchers

Authors believe it’s the first study to look at the effects of physical activity on mortality among frail and prefrail older adults. Source: APTA Feed Physical Activity May Decrease Mortality Risk in Frail Older Adults, Say Researchers

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29 Oct
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CMS Wants Medicare Advantage to Increase Telehealth Coverage

Under the proposed rule, Advantage plans would be allowed to offer what are known as “additional telehealth benefits” as basic benefits. Source: APTA Feed CMS Wants Medicare Advantage to Increase Telehealth Coverage

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26 Oct
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New APTA Public Awareness Video Features Adaptive Surfing Champion PT Dani Burt

APTA member Dani Burt, PT, DPT , has a knack for turning inspiration into…more inspiration. Now a new APTA video helps to tell her story to the public. As a teenager, Burt underwent an above-knee amputation as a result of ...

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24 Oct
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CSM Delivers: Management and Leadership

Brush up your management and leadership skills—and help achieve the profession’s transformative vision—with these CSM 2019 sessions. Source: APTA Feed CSM Delivers: Management and Leadership

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24 Oct
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CSM Delivers: Practice Tips

Learn something new that you can apply to your practice right now at the 2019 CSM. Source: APTA Feed CSM Delivers: Practice Tips

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23 Oct
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APTA Members: AMA Seeks Critical Input on New CPT Code Values

APTA members are being alerted to be on the lookout for 2 important surveys that APTA will disseminate for the American Medical Association (AMA) that will help to shape values for new current procedural terminology (CPT®) codes. Source: APTA Feed ...

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23 Oct
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APTA Working for You: Federal Advocacy Updates, October 2018

Advocacy for patients and the profession never stops. APTA helps its members by staying on top of changes and bringing the physical therapy profession’s voice to the table on a wide range of payment and care related issues. Here’s a ...

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23 Oct
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CSM Delivers: Payment

You can be on the cutting edge when it comes to the latest research in physical therapy, you can have a deep understanding of the technologies available to enhance patient care, and you can be an expert on tests and ...

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