Author Archives: akaptao

25 Jul
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The 2019 Fee Schedule, Part 2: Quality Reporting Options Other Than MIPS

There’s more to the Quality Payment Program than MIPS. Source: APTA Feed The 2019 Fee Schedule, Part 2: Quality Reporting Options Other Than MIPS

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25 Jul
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The 2019 Fee Schedule, Part 3: The End of FLR, the Move to PTA-Specific Codes, and a Nod to Technology

Here’s a rundown of 3 of the biggest non-Quality Payment Program-related changes included in the proposed physician fee schedule. Source: APTA Feed The 2019 Fee Schedule, Part 3: The End of FLR, the Move to PTA-Specific Codes, and a Nod ...

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25 Jul
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APTA Offers Help With Payment Denials

The letters make it easier for members to appeal a claim denial. Source: APTA Feed APTA Offers Help With Payment Denials

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24 Jul
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Study: Popular Shoulder Procedure Provides No Relevant Clinical Benefit Over 'Placebo Surgery'

Researchers noted “marked improvement” among all the participants, but that was the problem. Source: APTA Feed Study: Popular Shoulder Procedure Provides No Relevant Clinical Benefit Over 'Placebo Surgery'

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20 Jul
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From PTJ: Are Pain Measures Asking the Right Questions?

July 20. 2018: From PTJ: Are Pain Measures Asking the Right Questions? Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: Are Pain Measures Asking the Right Questions?

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18 Jul
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, July 2018

Nice support of PTs from a clinical psychologist in this month’s Good Stuff. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, July 2018

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17 Jul
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What's the Best Post-TKA Intervention in the Acute Care Setting? There's No Easy Answer, Say Researchers

Authors were able to come up with a definitive conclusion, albeit not the most rewarding one for those looking for guidance. Source: APTA Feed What's the Best Post-TKA Intervention in the Acute Care Setting? There's No Easy Answer, Say Researchers

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13 Jul
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Proposed 2019 Fee Schedule: Goodbye Functional Limitation Reporting, Hello MIPS?

FLR could be a thing of the past. MIPS participation could be required next year. Source: APTA Feed Proposed 2019 Fee Schedule: Goodbye Functional Limitation Reporting, Hello MIPS?

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13 Jul
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APTA Helps Create New Grant Opportunities for PTs

The grants of at least $2,000 each are available to PTs. Source: APTA Feed APTA Helps Create New Grant Opportunities for PTs

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11 Jul
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OB-GYN Group Embraces 'Fourth Trimester' Concept, Acknowledges Role of Physical Therapy in Postpartum Care

“Formal recognition of physical therapy in the fourth trimester not only recognizes our expertise in this area of care but provides a clearly stated standard of care for physicians providing postpartum care options for their patients.” Source: APTA Feed OB-GYN ...

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