Author Archives: akaptao

19 Apr
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CMS Adds to DMEPOS Prior Authorization List

Seven of the 12 new codes are related to power mobility devices, with the additional 5 related to pressure-reducing support surfaces. Source: APTA Feed CMS Adds to DMEPOS Prior Authorization List

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17 Apr
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, April 2019

Traumatophobia, “citizen science,” and improving health in Vietnam, among other notable mentions of members in the media. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, April 2019

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16 Apr
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New Phys Ed Studies Say There's More Work to Do

  Attendance in PE classes hasn’t changed much. But that’s not necessarily a good thing. Source: APTA Feed New Phys Ed Studies Say There's More Work to Do

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15 Apr
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APTA Annual Report: 2018's Achievements Are Shaping the Future of the Profession

It’s a story of how how creating connections can pay off—not only in meeting current challenges, but in setting a course for the profession’s future. Source: APTA Feed APTA Annual Report: 2018's Achievements Are Shaping the Future of the Profession

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12 Apr
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PTJ: Falls Are 'Critical Health Hazard' for Individuals With Upper Limb Loss

Single-fall prevalence for this population is higher than for older individuals and community-dwelling stroke survivors. Source: APTA Feed PTJ: Falls Are 'Critical Health Hazard' for Individuals With Upper Limb Loss

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10 Apr
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CDC Reiterates Limits of Opioid Prescribing Guideline

The CDC clarification is consistent with APTA messaging in its #ChoosePT campaign and elsewhere. Source: APTA Feed CDC Reiterates Limits of Opioid Prescribing Guideline

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10 Apr
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Foundation Announces 2019 Grant Opportunities

A lifetime APTA member made a new major grant a reality. Source: APTA Feed Foundation Announces 2019 Grant Opportunities

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09 Apr
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New Pilot Study Opportunities Available From CoHSTAR

As much as $25k per project is available for direct costs. Source: APTA Feed New Pilot Study Opportunities Available From CoHSTAR

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08 Apr
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JAMA Oncology: Telerehab Makes a Difference in Patients With Advanced-Stage Cancer

“Surprisingly modest functional losses and gains among individuals with borderline dependency…can profoundly affect their requirement for inpatient care.”     Source: APTA Feed JAMA Oncology: Telerehab Makes a Difference in Patients With Advanced-Stage Cancer

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05 Apr
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CMS Home Health Preclaim, Postpayment Review System Again Ready to Launch in Illinois

After false starts, restarts, postponements, and more than a little pushback from APTA and other stakeholders, CMS is ready to once again roll out a home health agency (HHA) payment program in Illinois that would force HHA providers in the ...

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