Tags: "news"

05 Apr
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CMS Home Health Preclaim, Postpayment Review System Again Ready to Launch in Illinois

After false starts, restarts, postponements, and more than a little pushback from APTA and other stakeholders, CMS is ready to once again roll out a home health agency (HHA) payment program in Illinois that would force HHA providers in the ...

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05 Apr
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Student Loan Repayment Program to Include PTs? Health Services Corps Bill Reintroduced in US Senate

It’s back: APTA-supported legislation that would list physical therapists (PTs) among the professions included in a federal program to provide greater patient access to health care in rural and underserved areas has been reintroduced in the Senate. If passed into ...

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03 Apr
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2019 House of Delegates Motions Now Posted

The compilation contains 70 House motions.   Source: APTA Feed 2019 House of Delegates Motions Now Posted

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02 Apr
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Statehouse Roundup: Licensure Compact Progress; Chapters Press for Changes to Direct Access, Pain Management Policy, Payment, and More

Providing all goes as hoped during current state legislative sessions, the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact could pass the halfway mark in its progress toward adoption in every state, with a potential for 28 states to be participating in the system ...

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01 Apr
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From PT in Motion Magazine: Regenerative Medicine and the PT

Patient, heal thyself. Maybe that’s not exactly what regenerative medicine is all about, but it’s close: with its emphasis on enhancing the body’s own genetically driven capabilities to repair damage and reestablish neural connections, regenerative medicine is pushing the boundaries ...

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29 Mar
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From Move Forward Radio: Motivated by Physical Therapy Experience, Woman Is Inspired to Give Back

Move Forward Radio: great listening for you and your patients.   Source: APTA Feed From Move Forward Radio: Motivated by Physical Therapy Experience, Woman Is Inspired to Give Back

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27 Mar
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New DPT Honor Society Readies to Announce First Inductees

Think current DPT students are impressive? The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy couldn’t agree more. Source: APTA Feed New DPT Honor Society Readies to Announce First Inductees

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26 Mar
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It's Never Too Late: Study Finds Beginning PA Later in Life Reduces Mortality Risk Nearly as Much as Remaining Active From Adolescence

   Researchers were in for a surprise. Source: APTA Feed It's Never Too Late: Study Finds Beginning PA Later in Life Reduces Mortality Risk Nearly as Much as Remaining Active From Adolescence

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22 Mar
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Too Much Focus on Productivity Increases Risk of Unethical Behavior, Say Researchers

Too Much Focus on Productivity Increases Risk of Unethical Behavior, Say Researchers Source: APTA Feed Too Much Focus on Productivity Increases Risk of Unethical Behavior, Say Researchers

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20 Mar
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Study: Light Physical Activity Could Help to Lower Risk of Coronary and Cardiovascular Problems

Even light PA—walking, gardening, stretching exercises—can make a significant difference in risk of CHD and CVD, researchers say. Source: APTA Feed Study: Light Physical Activity Could Help to Lower Risk of Coronary and Cardiovascular Problems

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