Author Archives: akaptao

20 Aug
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What's the Latest at CMS? Your 2018 Guide to Recent Proposed and Final CMS Rules

Fee schedule, SNFs, home health, and more: some major changes are on the way. Source: APTA Feed What's the Latest at CMS? Your 2018 Guide to Recent Proposed and Final CMS Rules

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17 Aug
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Study: Emergency Department PTs Are Just What the Doctor Ordered

“This review is consistent with a position that APTA has supported for several years—that PTs have an important role to play in the ED.” Source: APTA Feed Study: Emergency Department PTs Are Just What the Doctor Ordered

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15 Aug
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, August 2018

Innovators, business leaders, and ninja warriors–all in this month’s “Good Stuff.” Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, August 2018

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14 Aug
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2018 ELI Fellows Class Brings APTA's Educational Leadership Program Past 100 Graduates

The ELI Fellowship strives to provide developing and aspiring program directors in physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs with the skills and resources they need to be innovative, influential, and visionary leaders. Source: APTA Feed 2018 ELI Fellows ...

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13 Aug
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Short-Term Insurance Rule Adds More Uncertainty to Care

“We’re concerned that, perhaps unknowingly, patients who purchase these plans may be moving onto plans that don’t cover physical therapy or that offer very limited physical therapy benefits.” Source: APTA Feed Short-Term Insurance Rule Adds More Uncertainty to Care

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10 Aug
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CoHSTAR Seeks Postdoctoral Fellow

The successful candidate will work with the Comprehensive Post-Acute Stroke Services (COMPASS) trial. Source: APTA Feed CoHSTAR Seeks Postdoctoral Fellow

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08 Aug
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Study: Estimated 1 in 3 Medicare Beneficiaries Receiving Inpatient/SNF Rehab Report No Improvement in Function

Does health literacy play a role? Source: APTA Feed Study: Estimated 1 in 3 Medicare Beneficiaries Receiving Inpatient/SNF Rehab Report No Improvement in Function

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07 Aug
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A Stark Reality: APTA Continues Efforts to Shore Up Self-Referral Law

“Until HHS creates a more level playing field between these different types of providers, physical therapists will be unable to meaningfully participate in Medicare and Medicaid APMs, despite their desire to do so.” Source: APTA Feed A Stark Reality: APTA ...

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06 Aug
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From PTJ: Common Activity Trackers May Be Inaccurate for Patients With PD

Authors speculate that the inaccuracies may have something to do with a lack of tracker sensitivity to steps taken “in environments with greater discontinuity, where starting, stopping, and turning occur frequently.” Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: Common Activity Trackers May ...

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03 Aug
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From PT in Motion Magazine: How to Defend Yourself Against Scams and Cyberattacks

As technology and information sharing evolves at a rapid pace, it becomes harder to keep up with criminals and scammers—even if you are an experienced professional. Last year, a staggering 83% of physicians said they had experienced some form of ...

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