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23 Apr
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2018 APTA Honors and Awards Program Recipients Announced

The list of winners includes 2 new award categories. Source: APTA Feed 2018 APTA Honors and Awards Program Recipients Announced

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20 Apr
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APTA's Member Renewal Efforts Earn National Award

The award-winning effort was part of the #APTA100K campaign. Source: APTA Feed APTA's Member Renewal Efforts Earn National Award

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18 Apr
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, April 2018

PTs as bicycle seat designers, app developers, virtual reality researchers–and 1 proud new father. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, April 2018

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17 Apr
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Foundation Announces 2018 Scholarship, Grant Opportunities

The Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Kendall scholarships and 8 research grants. Source: APTA Feed Foundation Announces 2018 Scholarship, Grant Opportunities

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16 Apr
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APTA Adds Its Voice to Coalition Calling for Medicare Advantage to Rein in Prior Authorization

April 16, 2018: With nearly a third of the total Medicare population enrolled in a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan and growth expected to continue, it’s time for the public-private hybrid system to evolve and move away from excessive use of ...

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13 Apr
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Study: Primary Care Physician PT Referral Rates Dropped 50% Between 2003 and 2014

April 13, 2018: Over the past 20 years, there have been vast gains in direct access to physical therapists (PTs), and most providers and clinical practice guidelines recommend physical therapy as a “first-line treatment” for many musculoskeletal conditions. Source: APTA ...

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11 Apr
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Final Rule on ACA Insurance Exchanges Opens the Door for Market Instability, Disruptions in Care

“Consumers will be left with a confusing, unsteady coverage system that could disrupt their care–practically the opposite scenario from the original intent of the ACA.” Source: APTA Feed Final Rule on ACA Insurance Exchanges Opens the Door for Market Instability, ...

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10 Apr
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As APTA's Financial Solutions Center Marks 1 Year, Student Debt Looms Large in the News

APTA’s Financial Solutions Center is designed to help PTs, PTAs, and students respond to the challenges of student debt and financial management. Source: APTA Feed As APTA's Financial Solutions Center Marks 1 Year, Student Debt Looms Large in the News

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09 Apr
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PTs Honored for International Volunteer Efforts

Only a small number of volunteers among all types of health discipline receive the prestigious award. Source: APTA Feed PTs Honored for International Volunteer Efforts

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06 Apr
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PTJ: To Avoid Adverse Events, Rehab Facilities Need to Get to the Root of the Problem

Adverse events were most often caused by staff errors in policy and procedures and communications. Source: APTA Feed PTJ: To Avoid Adverse Events, Rehab Facilities Need to Get to the Root of the Problem

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