Author Archives: akaptao

16 May
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, May 2018

Members and the profession in national and local media. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, May 2018

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15 May
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CDC: Falls-Related Deaths in the US Rose 31% in 10 Years

Deaths increased by about 3% each year between 2007 and 2016. Source: APTA Feed CDC: Falls-Related Deaths in the US Rose 31% in 10 Years

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15 May
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CMS Offers Alternative Dispute Resolution for Some Providers With Unresolved Medicare A or B Appeals

CMS is offering alternative dispute resolution for some Part A or B appeals. Source: APTA Feed CMS Offers Alternative Dispute Resolution for Some Providers With Unresolved Medicare A or B Appeals

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14 May
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APTA Federal Advocacy Forum Brings the Profession's Energy to Capitol Hill

“The level of dedication and engagement at this year’s forum was truly impressive.” Source: APTA Feed APTA Federal Advocacy Forum Brings the Profession's Energy to Capitol Hill

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11 May
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APTA-Supported VA Change Will Expand Use of Telehealth for PT Services

The rule allows for telehealth services across state lines for VA beneficiaries in all US jurisdictions. Source: APTA Feed APTA-Supported VA Change Will Expand Use of Telehealth for PT Services

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09 May
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CMS Wants to Drop Functional Measure, 2 Quality Reporting Measures From IRF Requirements

Bye bye, Functional Independence Measure? Source: APTA Feed CMS Wants to Drop Functional Measure, 2 Quality Reporting Measures From IRF Requirements

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08 May
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New Strategy Group Seeking Input on Physical Therapy PT, PTA Clinical Education Recommendations

The dialogue around best practices in PT and PTA clinical education continues. Source: APTA Feed New Strategy Group Seeking Input on Physical Therapy PT, PTA Clinical Education Recommendations

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08 May
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Special Olympics Looking for PT, PTA, Student Volunteers

The offering was developed in collaboration with APTA as an extension of its partnership with Special Olympics. Source: APTA Feed Special Olympics Looking for PT, PTA, Student Volunteers

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07 May
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$9.7 Million PCORI Grant Will Fund Research on Physical Therapy vs CBT for LBP

APTA member Julie Fritz, PT, PhD, is the principal investigator. Source: APTA Feed .7 Million PCORI Grant Will Fund Research on Physical Therapy vs CBT for LBP

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04 May
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Study: Self-Reported vs Actual Levels of PA Usually Don't Match Up

Self-descriptions of PA levels were fairly consistent–just not very accurate, especially for Americans.   Source: APTA Feed Study: Self-Reported vs Actual Levels of PA Usually Don't Match Up

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