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13 Aug
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Short-Term Insurance Rule Adds More Uncertainty to Care

“We’re concerned that, perhaps unknowingly, patients who purchase these plans may be moving onto plans that don’t cover physical therapy or that offer very limited physical therapy benefits.” Source: APTA Feed Short-Term Insurance Rule Adds More Uncertainty to Care

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10 Aug
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CoHSTAR Seeks Postdoctoral Fellow

The successful candidate will work with the Comprehensive Post-Acute Stroke Services (COMPASS) trial. Source: APTA Feed CoHSTAR Seeks Postdoctoral Fellow

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08 Aug
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Study: Estimated 1 in 3 Medicare Beneficiaries Receiving Inpatient/SNF Rehab Report No Improvement in Function

Does health literacy play a role? Source: APTA Feed Study: Estimated 1 in 3 Medicare Beneficiaries Receiving Inpatient/SNF Rehab Report No Improvement in Function

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07 Aug
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A Stark Reality: APTA Continues Efforts to Shore Up Self-Referral Law

“Until HHS creates a more level playing field between these different types of providers, physical therapists will be unable to meaningfully participate in Medicare and Medicaid APMs, despite their desire to do so.” Source: APTA Feed A Stark Reality: APTA ...

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06 Aug
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From PTJ: Common Activity Trackers May Be Inaccurate for Patients With PD

Authors speculate that the inaccuracies may have something to do with a lack of tracker sensitivity to steps taken “in environments with greater discontinuity, where starting, stopping, and turning occur frequently.” Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: Common Activity Trackers May ...

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03 Aug
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From PT in Motion Magazine: How to Defend Yourself Against Scams and Cyberattacks

As technology and information sharing evolves at a rapid pace, it becomes harder to keep up with criminals and scammers—even if you are an experienced professional. Last year, a staggering 83% of physicians said they had experienced some form of ...

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01 Aug
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SNF, IRF Final Rules Follow Through on Proposed Shifts in SNF Payment Systems, IRF Reporting Requirements

The situation is far from a “same as usual” scenario. Source: APTA Feed SNF, IRF Final Rules Follow Through on Proposed Shifts in SNF Payment Systems, IRF Reporting Requirements

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01 Aug
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2018 State Policy and Payment Form Offers a Packed Agenda

Registrations are now open for this important members-only gathering in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: APTA Feed 2018 State Policy and Payment Form Offers a Packed Agenda

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01 Aug
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Tiered Coding for PT Evaluations: New APTA Podcast Series Answers Common Questions

The 5-part series covers a general overview of the coding change and addresses common questions. Source: APTA Feed Tiered Coding for PT Evaluations: New APTA Podcast Series Answers Common Questions

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31 Jul
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Proposed CMS Outpatient Rule Would Adopt Further 'Site Neutral' Payment Policies

Should Medicare be reimbursing outpatient facilities owned by hospitals at higher rates than it does independent providers’ facilities? CMS doesn’t think so. Source: APTA Feed Proposed CMS Outpatient Rule Would Adopt Further 'Site Neutral' Payment Policies

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