Category Archives: info

22 Nov
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APTA Fact Sheets on 2018 Outpatient Payment, Home Health Now Available

Now available to APTA members: context and details to help you understand final 2018 rules from CMS on the home health and outpatient prospective payment systems. Source: APTA Feed APTA Fact Sheets on 2018 Outpatient Payment, Home Health Now Available

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21 Nov
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4 Things to Do Now That the 2018 Fee Schedule Is Out

What should PTs do in the wake of the new PFS? Here are APTA’s top 4 suggestions. Source: APTA Feed 4 Things to Do Now That the 2018 Fee Schedule Is Out

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20 Nov
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Innovation 2.0 Learning Lab to Focus on PTs as Key Players in PCMHs to Address Childhood Obesity

The fourth and final Innvoation 2.0 Learning Lab will focus on managing childhood obesity in the patient-centered medical home. Source: APTA Feed Innovation 2.0 Learning Lab to Focus on PTs as Key Players in PCMHs to Address Childhood Obesity

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17 Nov
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The 2018 Physician Fee Schedule: Where We Are, How We Got Here, What's Ahead

The fee schedule: where we are, how we got here, what happens next. Source: APTA Feed The 2018 Physician Fee Schedule: Where We Are, How We Got Here, What's Ahead

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17 Nov
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Bill Allowing PTAs in TRICARE Ready for President's Signature

Well, that was quick. The bill that would include PTAs in TRICARE is ready to be signed into law. Source: APTA Feed Bill Allowing PTAs in TRICARE Ready for President's Signature

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15 Nov
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, November 2017

Come and get the Good Stuff. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, November 2017

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14 Nov
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Choosing Wisely at 5: Is It Making a Difference (And What About the Next 5 Years)?

Has the Choosing Wisely campaign resulted in a significant change to the use of low-value tests and treatments? Source: APTA Feed Choosing Wisely at 5: Is It Making a Difference (And What About the Next 5 Years)?

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14 Nov
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Review: Sport Specialization at an Early Age Can Increase Injury Risk

Parents and coaches: be wary of encouraging children to specialize in 1 sport at a young age. Source: APTA Feed Review: Sport Specialization at an Early Age Can Increase Injury Risk

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13 Nov
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Defense Bill Headed for Final Votes Will Include PTAs in TRICARE

The Armed Services Committees for both the US House and Senate reached an agreement on a National Defense Authorization Act  that includes language proposed by APTA to add PTAs and occupational therapy assistants to the TRICARE program. Source: APTA Feed ...

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10 Nov
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Study: Direct Access to Physical Therapy Safe, Effective, and Cheaper Than Referral-Based Care

“When patients chose to see a physical therapist first, there were no identified incidents of missed diagnosis or delays in care as a result of physical therapists’ clinical decision making,” Source: APTA Feed Study: Direct Access to Physical Therapy Safe, ...

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