Author Archives: akaptao

11 Oct
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New Tool for Managing Arthritis Focuses on Prevention and Management in Primary Care

October 11, 2019: Nearly 1 in 4 adults in the United States has arthritis—some 54 million people, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chances are more than good that many of your patients and clients are ...

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09 Oct
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APTA: New SNF Payment System Should Drive Quality Patient Care, Not Staff Layoffs

October 9, 2019: Fewer than 48 hours after the launch of a new Medicare payment system for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), APTA began receiving word from physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) that a number of providers were ...

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07 Oct
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Biased? Me? PT in Motion Magazine Takes a Look at Unconscious Cultural Attitudes

You won’t have to search too hard to find a person with biases. Source: APTA Feed Biased? Me? PT in Motion Magazine Takes a Look at Unconscious Cultural Attitudes

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02 Oct
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Where Things Stand, What APTA's Doing: Fee Schedule, SNF, and HH Rules From CMS

Where do things stand with CMS rulemaking, and what is APTA doing around the PFS and other developments? Source: APTA Feed Where Things Stand, What APTA's Doing: Fee Schedule, SNF, and HH Rules From CMS

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02 Oct
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CMS Hospital Discharge Rule Puts the Focus on Patient Choice, Goals in Postacute Care

The new rules are intended to put patients at the center of discharge planning. Source: APTA Feed CMS Hospital Discharge Rule Puts the Focus on Patient Choice, Goals in Postacute Care

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01 Oct
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APTA Helps You Spread the ChoosePT Message During National Physical Therapy Month

Get your downloadable handouts and posters, and help spread the ChoosePT message. Source: APTA Feed APTA Helps You Spread the ChoosePT Message During National Physical Therapy Month

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30 Sep
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2019 APTA Honors and Awards Nominations Now Open

Nominate someone you know for national recognition. Source: APTA Feed 2019 APTA Honors and Awards Nominations Now Open

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30 Sep
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CMS Releases a Burden Reduction Rule That Affects a Wide Range of Facilities, Settings

For the most part, the rule hits its target. Source: APTA Feed CMS Releases a Burden Reduction Rule That Affects a Wide Range of Facilities, Settings

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27 Sep
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APTA to CMS: Proposed 8% Cut is 'Arbitrary' and Puts Patients at Risk

It’s an unrealistic plan that will lead to a significant decline in beneficiary access to physical therapy. Source: APTA Feed APTA to CMS: Proposed 8% Cut is 'Arbitrary' and Puts Patients at Risk

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25 Sep
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APTA Co-Sponsored Study: Seeing a PT First for LBP Lowers Odds of Early and Long-Term Opioid Use

Seeing a PT first for LBP is linked to lower odds of opioid use. Source: APTA Feed APTA Co-Sponsored Study: Seeing a PT First for LBP Lowers Odds of Early and Long-Term Opioid Use

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