Category Archives: info

26 Jul
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Study Says Cost Savings of Physical Therapy for LBP Are Significant

When it comes to physical therapy for treatment of low back pain (LBP), Medicare is getting a bargain, according to authors of a new study. Source: APTA Feed Study Says Cost Savings of Physical Therapy for LBP Are Significant

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25 Jul
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Study: Chemical 'Marker' Sheds Light on Cognitive Benefits of Aerobic Exercise Among Older Adults

A chemical clue about how aerobic activity helps preserve cognitive health. Source: APTA Feed Study: Chemical 'Marker' Sheds Light on Cognitive Benefits of Aerobic Exercise Among Older Adults

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24 Jul
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#ChoosePT Receives Commendation from KY House

APTA’s #ChoosePT opioid awareness campaign once again has been recognized—this time by the Kentucky House of Representatives. Source: APTA Feed #ChoosePT Receives Commendation from KY House

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21 Jul
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APTA CEO Moore Testifies to Congress on Repeal of the Therapy Cap

APTA’s Justin Moore tells Congress the therapy cap is an “arbitrary barrier” to care. Source: APTA Feed APTA CEO Moore Testifies to Congress on Repeal of the Therapy Cap

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19 Jul
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, July 2017

Jennifer Aniston’s PT and more in this month’s “Good Stuff” Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, July 2017

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19 Jul
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Survey Reveals Differences in Readiness for Payment Reform Among Large Health Care Organizations

The march toward value-based payment models may be on, but that doesn’t mean everyone’s moving in lockstep—or even moving at all.   Source: APTA Feed Survey Reveals Differences in Readiness for Payment Reform Among Large Health Care Organizations

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18 Jul
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New National Academies Report on Pain Management and Opioids Recommends More Public Education, Reimbursement Models Supporting Nondrug Approaches to Pain Treatment

July 18, 2017: A National Academies report on pain treatment says more needs to be done to support nonpharmacological approaches. Source: APTA Feed New National Academies Report on Pain Management and Opioids Recommends More Public Education, Reimbursement Models Supporting Nondrug ...

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17 Jul
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Proposed Medicare Fee Schedule Maintains—and Sometimes Increases—Payment for Codes Related to Physical Therapy

2018 fee schedule proposal: no cuts. And even a few increases. Source: APTA Feed Proposed Medicare Fee Schedule Maintains—and Sometimes Increases—Payment for Codes Related to Physical Therapy

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17 Jul
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Proposed Medicare Outpatient Payment Rule Allows Payment for TKA in Outpatient Settings, Increases Overall Payment by 2%

CMS wants to allow payment for outpatient TKA. Source: APTA Feed Proposed Medicare Outpatient Payment Rule Allows Payment for TKA in Outpatient Settings, Increases Overall Payment by 2%

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14 Jul
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New Version of Senate Health Care Bill Remains Problematic for APTA

APTA position is that the newest version of the Senate’s bill to repeal and replace the ACA contains many of the same problems as the earlier version. Source: APTA Feed New Version of Senate Health Care Bill Remains Problematic for ...

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