Category Archives: info

03 Nov
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In This Month's PT in Motion: Bullying Among Colleagues

November 3, 2015: In this month’s issue of PT in Motion magazine, “Ethics in Practice” columnist Nancy Kirsch, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA, concludes her 3-part series on bullying in the physical therapy profession. Source: APTA Feed In This Month's PT ...

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02 Nov
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2016 Physician Fee Schedule Includes Modest Increase, Continues Exploration of Misvalued Codes

November 2, 2015: The final rule for the 2016 physician fee schedule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) includes a slight overall payment increase, the expansion of several quality measures, and continued examination of potentially “misvalued” current ...

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02 Nov
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2016 Outpatient Prospective Payment System Clarifies '2 Midnight' Rule—a Little

November 2, 2015: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule for the 2016 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) that acknowledges the importance of clinical judgment and the need for a more collaborative approach in education ...

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02 Nov
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WCPT Seeking Input From PTs All Over the World—Including You

November 2, 2015: Have some thoughts about physical therapy from a global perspective? Now you can make those opinions heard. Source: APTA Feed WCPT Seeking Input From PTs All Over the World—Including You

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30 Oct
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World Stroke Day Resources, APTA Information, Help Consumers Understand Need to Act F.A.S.T.

October 30, 2015: World Stroke Day may be over, but resources created for the event—and APTA’s ongoing offerings—are as relevant as ever. Source: APTA Feed World Stroke Day Resources, APTA Information, Help Consumers Understand Need to Act F.A.S.T.

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30 Oct
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Home Health Payment for 2016 Includes New Value-Based Model, Slightly Smaller Reduction From Proposed Rule

October 30, 2015: CMS has issued a final rule for the 2016 Medicare home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) that looks a lot like the rule it proposed earlier this year. Source: APTA Feed Home Health Payment for 2016 ...

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29 Oct
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Student Loan Repayment to Be Focus of Flash Action Nov 4-5

October 29, 2015: People in rural and underserved areas deserve access to physical therapy—and including physical therapists (PTs) in the National Health Services Corps (NHSC) could make that access possible. Source: APTA Feed Student Loan Repayment to Be Focus of ...

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28 Oct
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Mr. Galloway Goes to Washington: Go Baby Go! Initiative Featured at Smithsonian's Spark!Lab

October 28, 2015: The rapidly growing GoBabyGo! project that retrofits children’s ride-on toys to transform them into assistive mobility devices will take center stage at a special Smithsonian Institution center. Source: APTA Feed Mr. Galloway Goes to Washington: Go Baby ...

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28 Oct
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Look What You Did (for National Physical Therapy Month)!

October 28, 2015: As National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) draws to a close, don’t forget to share your celebration and recognition photos and stories with APTA. Source: APTA Feed Look What You Did (for National Physical Therapy Month)!

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27 Oct
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What Do You Know Now That You Didn't Learn in School? Now That's a Good Question

October 27, 2015: A straightforward question. And just like that—a multitude of interesting answers. Source: APTA Feed What Do You Know Now That You Didn't Learn in School? Now That's a Good Question

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