Author Archives: akaptao

03 Nov
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From PT in Motion: The Power and Potential of Clinical Registries

“When you pay attention to the data…it helps improve your treatment and your documentation.” Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion: The Power and Potential of Clinical Registries

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03 Nov
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Mary Edmonds, Founding Director of Cleveland PT Program, Dies at 85

Mary Louise McKinney Edmonds, PT, PhD, FAPTA, well respected for her personal strength, her love of study, and her commitment to physical therapy and minority affairs, has died at age 85 Source: APTA Feed Mary Edmonds, Founding Director of Cleveland ...

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02 Nov
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Final Fee Schedule Rule a Mixed Bag; Outpatient Rule More Positive

While some practice expense RVUs may drop, the final rule includes no cuts to the work RVUs and actually increases values for a few. Source: APTA Feed Final Fee Schedule Rule a Mixed Bag; Outpatient Rule More Positive

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01 Nov
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CMS Drops Home Health Payment Plan Opposed by APTA

“It appears our efforts–along with those of many others in the home health industry–were compelling.” Source: APTA Feed CMS Drops Home Health Payment Plan Opposed by APTA

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01 Nov
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HHS Unveils Proposal Allowing States to Change Details of Essential Health Benefits

  CMS wants to change the ways the Affordable Care Act’s state insurance exchanges set up their coverage requirements–and not in a good way. Source: APTA Feed HHS Unveils Proposal Allowing States to Change Details of Essential Health Benefits

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31 Oct
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From PTJ: PTs, PTAs, Students Report High Rates of Inappropriate Sexual Behavior by Patients

Survey: 84% of PTs, PTAs, and students reported some form of inappropriate patient sexual behavior at some point during their careers or training. Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: PTs, PTAs, Students Report High Rates of Inappropriate Sexual Behavior by Patients

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30 Oct
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Just Taking a Walk Can Extend Your Life, Say Researchers

Few studies have explored the potential association between walking and mortality rates in the aging adult population Source: APTA Feed Just Taking a Walk Can Extend Your Life, Say Researchers

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27 Oct
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Therapy Cap Breakthrough? Legislators Reach Bipartisan Agreement on Repeal

Could the end of the therapy cap be near? Source: APTA Feed Therapy Cap Breakthrough? Legislators Reach Bipartisan Agreement on Repeal

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25 Oct
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APTA Expands Efforts to Address the Opioid Crisis

APTA has been bringing the physical therapy profession’s voice and perspective to the national dialogue on how best to reshape the health care system’s approach to pain treatment and management. Source: APTA Feed APTA Expands Efforts to Address the Opioid ...

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24 Oct
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US Receives Failing Grades on Walking and Walkability

You know you’re in trouble when the high point on your report card is a C among 2 Ds, 5 Fs, and an “incomplete.” Source: APTA Feed US Receives Failing Grades on Walking and Walkability

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