Author Archives: akaptao

09 Aug
0

From Business Insider: Insurance Companies 'Increasingly' Cutting Payments for Nondrug Pain Treatments

Business Insider reports on insurance companies that won’t pay for nondrug approaches to pain treatment. Source: APTA Feed From Business Insider: Insurance Companies 'Increasingly' Cutting Payments for Nondrug Pain Treatments

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09 Aug
0

Innovation 2.0 Series of Learning Labs Continues With Transitions in Care

The latest Innovation 2.0 webinar is now available for download. Focus: transitions in care. Source: APTA Feed Innovation 2.0 Series of Learning Labs Continues With Transitions in Care

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08 Aug
0

Bilirakis, Lujan Honored for Support of Locum Tenens for PTs

APTA has honored 2 US representatives for their work on locum tenens legislation. Source: APTA Feed Bilirakis, Lujan Honored for Support of Locum Tenens for PTs

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08 Aug
0

United Healthcare Files Protest After Loss of 2017 Tricare Contract

United Healthcare intends to fight the DOD’s decision to reject its Tricare bid. Source: APTA Feed United Healthcare Files Protest After Loss of 2017 Tricare Contract

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05 Aug
0

Survey Reveals High Rates of Disagreement Among Spine Surgeons on LBP Treatment

A survey of spine surgeons reveals wide disagreement among how to treat LBP. Source: APTA Feed Survey Reveals High Rates of Disagreement Among Spine Surgeons on LBP Treatment

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04 Aug
0

PT Will Join Influential VA Committee

An influential VA committee now includes a PT. Source: APTA Feed PT Will Join Influential VA Committee

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04 Aug
0

NYT Article Looks at 'Useless' Surgeries

The New York Times on “useless” spine and knee surgeries, and the need for patient choice. Source: APTA Feed NYT Article Looks at 'Useless' Surgeries

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03 Aug
0

Opioid Dependence Claims Up by More Than 3,000% Since 2007

A report on private insurance claims finds a 3,000% increase in dependence claims, among other alarming statistics. Source: APTA Feed Opioid Dependence Claims Up by More Than 3,000% Since 2007

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03 Aug
0

European Guidelines Strongly Recommend Physical Therapy With Exercise for Fibromyalgia

Physical therapy with graded exercise has received the strongest recommendation for treatment of fibromyalgia. Source: APTA Feed European Guidelines Strongly Recommend Physical Therapy With Exercise for Fibromyalgia

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02 Aug
0

Research Roundup: Physical Inactivity Pandemic Takes Center Stage

Four new studies underscore the role physical activity plays in healthy, long lives. Source: APTA Feed Research Roundup: Physical Inactivity Pandemic Takes Center Stage

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