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27 Sep
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Problems With Humana Claims? Let APTA Know

Having problems with Humana claims? APTA wants to know. Source: APTA Feed Problems With Humana Claims? Let APTA Know

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27 Sep
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AGs From 37 States Call for Better Insurance Coverage for Nonopioid Pain Treatment

37 state AGs are urging insurance companies to do more to support non-opioid pain treatments. Source: APTA Feed AGs From 37 States Call for Better Insurance Coverage for Nonopioid Pain Treatment

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26 Sep
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APTA: CMS Proposal for Home Health Creates 'Perverse Financial Incentives' to Reduce Care

September 26, 2017: APTA tells CMS its proposed home health payment system will do more harm than good. Source: APTA Feed APTA: CMS Proposal for Home Health Creates 'Perverse Financial Incentives' to Reduce Care

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25 Sep
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APTA Board, Nominating Committee Recommendations Must Be In by November 1

September 25, 2017: Help APTA find its next leaders. Source: APTA Feed APTA Board, Nominating Committee Recommendations Must Be In by November 1

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22 Sep
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APTA Opposes Graham-Cassidy Due to Patient Impact

September 22, 2017: The specifics of the US Senate’s latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could evolve before any vote, but the basic outline of the “Graham-Cassidy” (or “Cassidy-Graham”) legislation raises enough concern that APTA ...

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21 Sep
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US Senate Makes Statement With Language to Bring PTAs Into TRICARE

September 21, 2017: APTA’s efforts for revision of the TRICARE payment system to include services by physical therapist assistants (PTAs) got a big push on September 18 when the Senate passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). ...

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21 Sep
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Analysis: Exercise, Psychological Treatment Outperforms Drug-Based Approaches for Cancer-Related Fatigue

September 21, 2017: Authors of a new meta-analysis say there’s little doubt that exercise and psychological interventions, used alone or in combination, are superior to pharmacological approaches in the treatment of cancer-related fatigue (CRF). Source: APTA Feed Analysis: Exercise, Psychological ...

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20 Sep
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PT, PTA Students Use 'Flash Action' Against the Therapy Cap

September 20, 2017: A physical therapist (PT) and physical therapist assistant (PTA) student-led “flash action strategy” (FAS) held last week was all about stopping the Medicare therapy cap. Source: APTA Feed PT, PTA Students Use 'Flash Action' Against the Therapy ...

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20 Sep
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Microchips That Reprogram Cells, 'Superglam' Physical Therapy, and Powow Sweat: Highlights From 'Making the Rounds'

September 20, 2017: This year, PT in Motion News added a new section to the weekly news blast to members—”Making the Rounds,” a collection of interesting reads for the profession from across the Internet. Source: APTA Feed Microchips That Reprogram Cells, ...

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19 Sep
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7 Cool Things That Happened at APTA Over the Summer (And 1 Cool Thing for the Foundation)

September 19, 2017: 7 Cool Things That Happened at APTA Over the Summer (And 1 Cool Thing for the Foundation) Source: APTA Feed 7 Cool Things That Happened at APTA Over the Summer (And 1 Cool Thing for the Foundation)

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