Category Archives: info

30 Jun
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PTAs Included in TRICARE? House Committee Takes First Steps

Congress is taking the first steps toward including PTAs in TRICARE. Source: APTA Feed PTAs Included in TRICARE? House Committee Takes First Steps

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30 Jun
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On With the Shoe, Say APTA Volunteers in Boston

When it comes to the transformational power of the physical therapy profession, sometimes you can measure success in feet—specifically, kids’ feet Source: APTA Feed On With the Shoe, Say APTA Volunteers in Boston

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29 Jun
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Oncology Section Introduces New Guideline on Diagnosis of Upper Quadrant Lymphedema in Patients With Cancer

APTA’s Oncology Section has published a new CPT on upper quadrant lymphedema. Source: APTA Feed Oncology Section Introduces New Guideline on Diagnosis of Upper Quadrant Lymphedema in Patients With Cancer

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29 Jun
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Coalitions Bring Rehab Message, Powerful Stories to Capitol Hill

Timing’s everything. Capitol Hill gets a rehab message as the health care debate looms. Source: APTA Feed Coalitions Bring Rehab Message, Powerful Stories to Capitol Hill

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27 Jun
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CMS Backs Down on Change That Threatened Payment Levels for Complex Wheelchairs, Accessories

CMS backs off on a plan that would have likely decreased payments for complex rehab technology, such as specialized wheelchairs. Source: APTA Feed CMS Backs Down on Change That Threatened Payment Levels for Complex Wheelchairs, Accessories

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26 Jun
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News at NEXT: Foundation Receives Single $3 Million Donation, Largest Ever

June 26, 2017: The Foundation for Physical Therapy (Foundation) recently received the largest single donation in its 38-year history—a $3 million gift that will be used to create an endowment for clinical research funding. Source: APTA Feed News at NEXT: ...

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26 Jun
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News at NEXT: Sparking an 'Industrial Revolution' in Primary Care

Sure, physical therapists (PTs) can explain the important role they could play in primary care. But is anyone listening? And what will it take to get physicians, facilities, and payers to take notice and act? From there, Source: APTA Feed ...

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26 Jun
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News at NEXT: Variation in Care Is the Profession's Greatest Challenge, Maley Lecturer Says

June 26, 2017: Physical therapy cannot move forward as a profession until those who practice it resolve the issue of unwarranted variation in practice. Tara Jo Manal, PT, DPT, FAPTA, in her delivery of the 22nd John H. P. Maley ...

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23 Jun
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2018 McMillan, Maley Lecturers Announced

June 23, 2017: APTA honored recipients of its 2017 awards program on June 22, and set the stage for next year by announcing the 2018 Mary McMillan and John H. P. Maley lecturers. Source: APTA Feed 2018 McMillan, Maley Lecturers ...

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23 Jun
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News at NEXT: 2016-2017 VCU-Marquette Challenge Raises Over $340,000 for the Foundation

June 23, 2017: Students from across the country were recognized June 22 during the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s (Foundation) first annual PT Party, formerly known as the Foundation’s Annual Gala, for their participation in the 2016-2017 VCU-Marquette Challenge—which for 2017-2018 ...

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