Tags: "news"

07 Nov
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APTA Members Eligible for Interdisciplinary Orthopedic Conference Discount

Sessions include everything from improving patient outcomes to understanding how concepts such as “Medicare for all” could affect individual practice. Source: APTA Feed APTA Members Eligible for Interdisciplinary Orthopedic Conference Discount

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06 Nov
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From PT in Motion Magazine: A Primer on Major Medicare Payment Changes

November 6, 2018: It’s hard to overstate the Medicare-related changes that many physical therapists (PTs) will be facing come January, now that the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has adopted a final rule that includes eligible PTs ...

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05 Nov
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CMS Finalizes 'Site Neutral' Outpatient Plan; New Approach to DMEPOS Bidding

CMS is ending payment rates that favor hospital-owned outpatient facilities. Source: APTA Feed CMS Finalizes 'Site Neutral' Outpatient Plan; New Approach to DMEPOS Bidding

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02 Nov
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Physician Fee Schedule and QPP: A New Payment World Awaits PTs in 2019

“It’s now critically important that physical therapists learn as much as possible about QPP and how they can best navigate the new system.” Source: APTA Feed Physician Fee Schedule and QPP: A New Payment World Awaits PTs in 2019

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01 Nov
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Final Home Health Rule Keeps New Payment Model—With a Few APTA-Supported Changes

Coming in 2020: a major shift to an entirely new payment methodology. Source: APTA Feed Final Home Health Rule Keeps New Payment Model—With a Few APTA-Supported Changes

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31 Oct
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JAMA Study Supports Physical Therapy as First-Line Approach to Meniscal Tears

The results again point to the validity of physical therapy as first-line option for treatment. Source: APTA Feed JAMA Study Supports Physical Therapy as First-Line Approach to Meniscal Tears

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30 Oct
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Physical Activity May Decrease Mortality Risk in Frail Older Adults, Say Researchers

Authors believe it’s the first study to look at the effects of physical activity on mortality among frail and prefrail older adults. Source: APTA Feed Physical Activity May Decrease Mortality Risk in Frail Older Adults, Say Researchers

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29 Oct
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CMS Wants Medicare Advantage to Increase Telehealth Coverage

Under the proposed rule, Advantage plans would be allowed to offer what are known as “additional telehealth benefits” as basic benefits. Source: APTA Feed CMS Wants Medicare Advantage to Increase Telehealth Coverage

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26 Oct
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New APTA Public Awareness Video Features Adaptive Surfing Champion PT Dani Burt

APTA member Dani Burt, PT, DPT , has a knack for turning inspiration into…more inspiration. Now a new APTA video helps to tell her story to the public. As a teenager, Burt underwent an above-knee amputation as a result of ...

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24 Oct
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CSM Delivers: Management and Leadership

Brush up your management and leadership skills—and help achieve the profession’s transformative vision—with these CSM 2019 sessions. Source: APTA Feed CSM Delivers: Management and Leadership

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