Author Archives: akaptao

09 Nov
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Required Rehabilitation Benefits Under Threat: Time to Make PT Voices Heard

HHS has proposed changes that will hurt essential health benefits, including rehabilitation. It’s time to act. Source: APTA Feed Required Rehabilitation Benefits Under Threat: Time to Make PT Voices Heard

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08 Nov
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Study: For Individuals With Knee OA, 3 Tests Can Predict Ability to Walk 6k Steps a Day

  In a study of 1,925 participants with or at risk for knee OA, researchers sought to link performance on 3 tests to walking patterns outside the clinic. Source: APTA Feed Study: For Individuals With Knee OA, 3 Tests Can ...

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07 Nov
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Washington Post: Female PTs Will Spend Last 4 Weeks of 2017 Working 'For Free'

Guess what the majority of PTs will be doing beginning December 2? Source: APTA Feed Washington Post: Female PTs Will Spend Last 4 Weeks of 2017 Working 'For Free'

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06 Nov
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Move Forward Radio: Pain Does Not Discriminate, Even in Hollywood

Karen Joubert, PT, DPT, says her services provide a “back-to-basics” approach for all of her clients, celebrities and noncelebrities alike. Source: APTA Feed Move Forward Radio: Pain Does Not Discriminate, Even in Hollywood

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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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