Author Archives: akaptao

17 Jan
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CMS Considers Upgraded Requirements for Orthotics and Prosthetics Providers

In a proposed rule, CMS says PTs could be “qualified” as providers to furnish custom orthotics and prosthetics – but what does that mean? Source: APTA Feed CMS Considers Upgraded Requirements for Orthotics and Prosthetics Providers

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13 Jan
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Move Forward Radio: Country Music's Clay Walker Discusses Living With MS

Country music star Clay Walker tells Move Forward radio about his life with MS. Source: APTA Feed Move Forward Radio: Country Music's Clay Walker Discusses Living With MS

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12 Jan
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Home Health Agencies Face New CMS Rules for Participation Starting July 13

The new HHA participation rule focuses on communication, patients’ rights, and more. Source: APTA Feed Home Health Agencies Face New CMS Rules for Participation Starting July 13

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12 Jan
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Innovation 2.0 Learning Lab to Focus on PTs as Key Players in PCMH to Address Childhood Obesity

PTs as key players in a patient-centered medical home. Source: APTA Feed Innovation 2.0 Learning Lab to Focus on PTs as Key Players in PCMH to Address Childhood Obesity

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11 Jan
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Bring Your CPT Code Questions to APTA’s Upcoming Webinar

Have questions about the 3 tiered CPT evaluation codes that began on January 1? Here’s your chance to get some answers.  Source: APTA Feed Bring Your CPT Code Questions to APTA’s Upcoming Webinar

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10 Jan
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Reintroduced Bill Protecting PTs Traveling With Sports Teams Passes in House – Again

The House gets the ball rolling on a bill that helps PTs who travel with sports teams. Source: APTA Feed Reintroduced Bill Protecting PTs Traveling With Sports Teams Passes in House – Again

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09 Jan
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Pilot Study Indicates Yoga Improves Quality-of-Life for Pediatric Cancer Patients and Their Parents

Can yoga make a difference in quality-of-life for pediatric cancer patients and their parents? Source: APTA Feed Pilot Study Indicates Yoga Improves Quality-of-Life for Pediatric Cancer Patients and Their Parents

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06 Jan
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New CPT Codes Result in Payment Increases From Medicare

The new CPT code set for physical therapy evaluation and reevaluation is generating higher payments. Source: APTA Feed New CPT Codes Result in Payment Increases From Medicare

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06 Jan
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Helping Your Profession in 15 Minutes or Less

Just what do you think you’re doing? Source: APTA Feed Helping Your Profession in 15 Minutes or Less

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05 Jan
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Early Physical Activity After Concussion May Reduce Risk of Persistent Symptoms, Researchers Say

Could return to physical activity within 1 week of concussion actually decrease the likelihood of persistent symptoms in the pediatric population? Source: APTA Feed Early Physical Activity After Concussion May Reduce Risk of Persistent Symptoms, Researchers Say

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