Tags: "news"

12 Aug
0

Military System Study: PTs in Primary Care Provide Safe Treatment and Are Less Likely to Order Ancillary Services or Make Referrals

In military health care settings, PTs are part of the primary care team. And it’s working–very well, in fact. Source: APTA Feed Military System Study: PTs in Primary Care Provide Safe Treatment and Are Less Likely to Order Ancillary Services ...

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09 Aug
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APTA Exhibits at 2019 NCSL Legislative Summit

XX Source: APTA Feed APTA Exhibits at 2019 NCSL Legislative Summit

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07 Aug
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JAMA: Americans Aren't Any More Physically Active Than in 2007—And They're Increasingly Sedentary

Here’s some news you shouldn’t take sitting down: since the release of national physical activity (PA) guidelines in 2008, Americans haven’t really made a dent in improving PA rates, while “significantly” increasing the amount of time spent on sedentary behavior. ...

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06 Aug
0

Physical Therapy Gets Low (Tech)

Evan Norman, PT, DPT, president of a mobile wellness practice in Minnesota, is one of the physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapy device industry professionals who share their thoughts on “unplugged” equipment for “In Praise of Low-Tech Tools,” an article ...

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05 Aug
0

#Fail? Study Says Physical Therapy's Reach on Social Media Comes up Short

When it comes to using social media to promote the profession, physical therapy may be missing out: that’s the conclusion of a recent study that analyzed physical therapy-related tweets and found that, for the most part, Twitter discussions about the ...

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02 Aug
0

IRFs Receive 2.5% Increase From CMS in FY 2020; Additional Reporting Requirements in FY 2022

More money, and more reporting requirements. Source: APTA Feed IRFs Receive 2.5% Increase From CMS in FY 2020; Additional Reporting Requirements in FY 2022

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31 Jul
0

Gregory Hicks Appointed to APTA’s Board of Directors

The APTA Board of Directors has a new member. Source: APTA Feed Gregory Hicks Appointed to APTA’s Board of Directors

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31 Jul
0

Final SNF Rule Sets New Payment System Into Motion October 1

PDPM is a go, along with a change to group therapy parameters pressed for by APTA. Source: APTA Feed Final SNF Rule Sets New Payment System Into Motion October 1

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31 Jul
0

Proposed Outpatient Payment Rule From CMS Continues Previous Trends

Hospitals get a supervision break in the proposed rule. Source: APTA Feed Proposed Outpatient Payment Rule From CMS Continues Previous Trends

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31 Jul
0

Proposed DMEPOS Rule From CMS Aimed at Predictability, Clarity

Will a “comparable item analysis” plan help CMS determine fees for new DMEPOS items? Source: APTA Feed Proposed DMEPOS Rule From CMS Aimed at Predictability, Clarity

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