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22 Apr
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Legendary Physical Therapy Leader Charles Magistro Dies

April 22, 2016: Charles M. Magistro, PT, DPT (hon), DrSci (hon), FAPTA, a passionate physical therapy leader whose contributions spanned education, research, policy, and community involvement died on April 21 at age 91. Source: APTA Feed Legendary Physical Therapy Leader ...

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22 Apr
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SNF and IRF Proposed Rules Continue CMS Push Toward Quality Reporting, Value-Based Payment

April 22, 2016: Continued emphases on quality reporting and new payment models are at the center of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed 2017 rules for SNFs and IRFs. Source: APTA Feed SNF and IRF Proposed Rules ...

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21 Apr
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PTJ Podcast Roundup: Debility, Children's Mobility Needs, PTs in the ICU, and More

April 21, 2016: Recent podcasts available from PTJ cover debility, children’s mobility needs, PTs in the ICU, and much more. Source: APTA Feed PTJ Podcast Roundup: Debility, Children's Mobility Needs, PTs in the ICU, and More

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20 Apr
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Revised Physical Activity Plan Presents Opportunities for PTs, PTAs

April 20, 2016: The NPAP Alliance has released a long-awaited revision of its namesake document, a comprehensive and high-profile roadmap for supporting and encouraging physical activity among all Americans. Source: APTA Feed Revised Physical Activity Plan Presents Opportunities for PTs, ...

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20 Apr
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Revised Physical Activity Plan Presents Opportunities for PTs, PTAs

April 20, 2016: The NPAP Alliance has released a long-awaited revision of its namesake document, a comprehensive and high-profile roadmap for supporting and encouraging physical activity among all Americans. Source: APTA Feed Revised Physical Activity Plan Presents Opportunities for PTs, ...

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20 Apr
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Moore Named Acting APTA CEO

April 20, 2016: Justin Moore, PT, DPT, has been appointed to serve as acting chief executive officer (CEO) of APTA. Source: APTA Feed Moore Named Acting APTA CEO

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19 Apr
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Inpatient Payment Proposed Rule Eliminates '2 Midnight' Reductions, Delivers 1-Time Increase to Hospitals

April 19, 2016: According to a proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) will not only back away from payment cuts associated with the “2 midnight” rule in 2017, but will actually award hospitals a .6% increase in ...

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19 Apr
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Inpatient Payment Proposed Rule Eliminates '2 Midnight' Reductions, Delivers 1-Time Increase to Hospitals

April 19, 2016: According to a proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) will not only back away from payment cuts associated with the “2 midnight” rule in 2017, but will actually award hospitals a .6% increase in ...

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18 Apr
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PT Sue Falsone, MLB's First Female Head Trainer, Featured in Huffington Post Interview

April 18, 2016: The Huffington Post continues its conversations on the future of physical therapy with notable physical therapists (PTs). This time, the focus is on former LA Dodgers Head Trainer Sue Falsone, PT, MS, ATC, CSCS, SCS. Source: APTA ...

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15 Apr
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Can Care Meet the Need? Studies Show Arthritis Prevalence Is Growing, but Care System has 'Substantial Room for Improvement'

April 15, 2016: Two studies outline separate-but-related challenges when it comes to arthritis care. Source: APTA Feed Can Care Meet the Need? Studies Show Arthritis Prevalence Is Growing, but Care System has 'Substantial Room for Improvement'

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