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23 May
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Major Overhaul of VA Choice Could be On the Way—But Health Net Won't Be Around For It

It’s a $52 billion package that proponents say will open up access to non-VA providers for many vets. Source: APTA Feed Major Overhaul of VA Choice Could be On the Way—But Health Net Won't Be Around For It

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22 May
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Study: Home Is a Better Bet Than Hospitals for Achieving More PA Poststroke

There’s no place like home for engaging in the levels of physical activity (PA) that can aid in recovery poststroke—at least compared with the current hospital setting—according to a small study from Australia. For the study, researchers Source: APTA Feed ...

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21 May
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APTA Weighs in on Opioid Use Disorder, Opioid Poisoning, Among People With Disabilities

APTA has contributed to an effort that may help shed light on an often overlooked facet of the opioid crisis—the impact of opioid use disorder on people with disabilities. While final directions have not been laid out, the comments are ...

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21 May
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Advanced Cancer Patients Can Benefit From Structured Exercise, Say Researchers

Incorporating structured exercise into supportive care can help improve the lives of patients with advanced cancer, say researchers in an article e published ahead of print in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (abstract only available for free). In ...

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18 May
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PTs From the US Selected to Speak at International Physical Therapy Congress

May 18, 2018: A total of 13 physical therapists (PTs) from the US will be among the main speakers at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress to be held in Geneva May 10–13, 2019. Source: APTA Feed PTs ...

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18 May
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2018 House of Delegates Motions, Background Papers Posted

May 18, 2018: Now available to APTA members: the complete first packet of motions, accompanied by background papers, to be considered by the 2018 APTA House of Delegates (House) when it convenes June 25-27, 2018, in Orlando, Florida. Source: APTA ...

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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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