Author Archives: akaptao

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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02 May
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From PT in Motion: PTs Improving the Health of Communities

PTs and PTAs have a lot to offer when it comes to community health promotion. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion: PTs Improving the Health of Communities

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01 May
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Vitamin D Takes a Tumble in New Falls Prevention Recommendations

“Vitamin D supplementation has no benefit in falls prevention in community-dwelling older adults not known to have vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency.” Source: APTA Feed Vitamin D Takes a Tumble in New Falls Prevention Recommendations

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30 Apr
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CMS Proposes Major Change in SNF Payment System

CMS may be pulling the RUG out from under SNFs. Source: APTA Feed CMS Proposes Major Change in SNF Payment System

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27 Apr
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Proposed CMS Hospital Payment Rule Includes Payment Increases, Reductions in Reporting and EHR Requirements

More money for ACHs, fewer reporting requirements. Source: APTA Feed Proposed CMS Hospital Payment Rule Includes Payment Increases, Reductions in Reporting and EHR Requirements

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