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19 Dec
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APTA Urges CMS to Consider Ripple Effects of Medicare Advantage Changes for 2019

“Iin addition to making changes that improve that access, CMS needs to make sure it maintains the gains we’ve already made.”  Source: APTA Feed APTA Urges CMS to Consider Ripple Effects of Medicare Advantage Changes for 2019

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18 Dec
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Study: High-Intensity Exercise Shows Promise for Patients With PD

High intensity exercise for patients with PD shows promise, say researchers. Source: APTA Feed Study: High-Intensity Exercise Shows Promise for Patients With PD

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15 Dec
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PTJ: Research on Computer Gaming's Effectiveness in Physical Therapy Needs to Level Up

Active computer gaming had a “significant moderate effect” on cognition and balance, but but didn’t improve functional mobility reduce fear of falling. Source: APTA Feed PTJ: Research on Computer Gaming's Effectiveness in Physical Therapy Needs to Level Up

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15 Dec
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Government Affairs and Public Service Awards Nominations Due January 12, 2018

Do you know of an APTA member who in 2017 has gone above and beyond to advocate on behalf of the physical therapy profession at the federal level? Is there a member of Congress, staffer, or public figure who has ...

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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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