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13 Dec
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, December 2017

APTA members talk squatting, HIIT, making it onto the New England Patriots cheerleading squad, and more. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, December 2017

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13 Dec
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Analysis: The 'Big 5' Insurers Are Increasingly Dependent on Medicare and Medicaid for Revenue

The degree to which the “big 5” private health insurers depend on Medicare and Medicaid for their revenues may surprise you. Source: APTA Feed Analysis: The 'Big 5' Insurers Are Increasingly Dependent on Medicare and Medicaid for Revenue

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12 Dec
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President Signs Law Allowing PTAs in TRICARE; Implementation May Not Be Immediate

One thing that’s certain: the change won’t take effect immediately. Source: APTA Feed President Signs Law Allowing PTAs in TRICARE; Implementation May Not Be Immediate

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11 Dec
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APTA Board Recommends Further Exploration of Education Reform Through Education Leadership Partnership

APTA’s Board is looking to the Education Leadership Partnership to explore the future of clinical education. Source: APTA Feed APTA Board Recommends Further Exploration of Education Reform Through Education Leadership Partnership

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08 Dec
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Move Forward Radio: Former NBA All-Star Grant Hill Discusses Pain Management and Alternatives to Opioids

“Listen to your body. This is your body. This is your health. You don’t have to rely on opioids to deal with pain.” Source: APTA Feed Move Forward Radio: Former NBA All-Star Grant Hill Discusses Pain Management and Alternatives to ...

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06 Dec
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APTA Fellowship Opportunities Focus on Education Research

  APTA has opened its search to fill a fellowship position that will help to define the body of knowledge that drives physical therapist education.   Source: APTA Feed APTA Fellowship Opportunities Focus on Education Research

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05 Dec
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Study: Even Small Amounts of PA Can Reduce CVD Risk Among the Elderly

“Even modest engagement in PA may be associated with a substantially lower CVD risk in the elderly.” Source: APTA Feed Study: Even Small Amounts of PA Can Reduce CVD Risk Among the Elderly

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04 Dec
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New Webpage Maps APTA's Coalition Connections

APTA extends the “better together” idea far beyond its own members and components. And now you need look no further than a new APTA webpage for proof. Source: APTA Feed New Webpage Maps APTA's Coalition Connections

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01 Dec
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Final CMS Bundling Rule Reduces Number of Mandated Participants, Expands Possibilities for PTs

CMS is backing off on its knee and hip replacement bundled care model–while opening up possibilities for some PTs. Source: APTA Feed Final CMS Bundling Rule Reduces Number of Mandated Participants, Expands Possibilities for PTs

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01 Dec
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Study: Physical Therapy May Be Underused Among Patients With OA

While 70%–82% of participants in 3 clinical trials had used oral analgesics to treat OA symptoms, only 39%–52% had used physical therapy. Source: APTA Feed Study: Physical Therapy May Be Underused Among Patients With OA

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