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16 Nov
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, November, 2016

Good news about APTA members and the physical therapy profession. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, November, 2016

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14 Nov
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ACOs Beginning to Take Creative Steps to Address Nonmedical Needs – But Can Those Steps Be Expanded?

Some ACOs are beginning to do something about patient needs around housing, transportation, and food insecurity. Source: APTA Feed ACOs Beginning to Take Creative Steps to Address Nonmedical Needs – But Can Those Steps Be Expanded?

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10 Nov
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From PTJ: Time for a 'Paradigm Shift' in Treatment of Patients With DPN

  Their opinion is straightforward: “People with DPN should be encouraged to maintain and even increase weight-bearing activities, rather than avoid them.” Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: Time for a 'Paradigm Shift' in Treatment of Patients With DPN

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09 Nov
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Survey Results Reveal Traction Popular Among PTs Treating Neck Pain

Cervical traction for neck pain: popular among PTs, but why? Source: APTA Feed Survey Results Reveal Traction Popular Among PTs Treating Neck Pain

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08 Nov
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Get the Facts on the 2017 Fee Schedule

Get the facts on the 2017 physician fee schedule. Source: APTA Feed Get the Facts on the 2017 Fee Schedule

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07 Nov
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Study: Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound Ineffective in Speeding Recovery From Tibial Fractures

Ultrasound devices for healing tibial fractures are ineffective, say researchers. Source: APTA Feed Study: Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound Ineffective in Speeding Recovery From Tibial Fractures

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04 Nov
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Draft Recommendation: Children With Obesity Require at Least 26 Hours of 'Intensive Behavioral Interventions'

A new recommendation says it takes at least 26 hours of intensive behavioral interventions to make a difference for children with obesity. Source: APTA Feed Draft Recommendation: Children With Obesity Require at Least 26 Hours of 'Intensive Behavioral Interventions'

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03 Nov
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From PTJ: Selecting the Right SCI Outcome Measure Sometimes a Matter of Clinical Judgment

Outcome measure recommendations for SCI are a mixed bag. Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: Selecting the Right SCI Outcome Measure Sometimes a Matter of Clinical Judgment

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02 Nov
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Final Fee Schedule Maintains Tiered CPT Coding System, No Tiers in Payment – With a Few Twists

The final 2017 fee schedule keeps the proposed 3-tiered coding system, but some new developments add a few positive elements to the picture. Source: APTA Feed Final Fee Schedule Maintains Tiered CPT Coding System, No Tiers in Payment – With ...

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02 Nov
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Final Home Health Rule Includes $130 Million Reduction, Changes to Outlier Payment Method

Final phase of cuts is a part of the 2017 rule on home health. Source: APTA Feed Final Home Health Rule Includes 0 Million Reduction, Changes to Outlier Payment Method

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