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01 May
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Vitamin D Takes a Tumble in New Falls Prevention Recommendations

“Vitamin D supplementation has no benefit in falls prevention in community-dwelling older adults not known to have vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency.” Source: APTA Feed Vitamin D Takes a Tumble in New Falls Prevention Recommendations

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30 Apr
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CMS Proposes Major Change in SNF Payment System

CMS may be pulling the RUG out from under SNFs. Source: APTA Feed CMS Proposes Major Change in SNF Payment System

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27 Apr
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Proposed CMS Hospital Payment Rule Includes Payment Increases, Reductions in Reporting and EHR Requirements

More money for ACHs, fewer reporting requirements. Source: APTA Feed Proposed CMS Hospital Payment Rule Includes Payment Increases, Reductions in Reporting and EHR Requirements

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25 Apr
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PTJ Special Issue Podcasts: Physical Therapy for Pain May Reduce Overall Costs, Opioid Use

One study found that after 2 years, hip surgery patients who received only physical therapy postsurgery had lower overall health care costs than those who only received opioids. Source: APTA Feed PTJ Special Issue Podcasts: Physical Therapy for Pain May ...

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25 Apr
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Successful WCPT Efforts in Africa Subject of Capitol Hill Meeting

The WCPT project is designed to strengthen the physical therapy profession in West Africa. Source: APTA Feed Successful WCPT Efforts in Africa Subject of Capitol Hill Meeting

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24 Apr
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2017 APTA Annual Report Posted

Sharon Dunn: APTA’s accomplishments were due to “a commitment to working together, sharing ideas, and learning from each other.” Source: APTA Feed 2017 APTA Annual Report Posted

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23 Apr
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2018 House of Delegates Motions Now Posted

The posting includes proposed amendments to the APTA bylaws. Source: APTA Feed 2018 House of Delegates Motions Now Posted

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23 Apr
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Joint Commission Wants Your Comments on Proposed Pain Assessment and Management Requirements

Your comments can help shape final standards and more clearly define the roles of PTs and PTAs. Source: APTA Feed Joint Commission Wants Your Comments on Proposed Pain Assessment and Management Requirements

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23 Apr
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2018 APTA Honors and Awards Program Recipients Announced

The list of winners includes 2 new award categories. Source: APTA Feed 2018 APTA Honors and Awards Program Recipients Announced

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20 Apr
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APTA's Member Renewal Efforts Earn National Award

The award-winning effort was part of the #APTA100K campaign. Source: APTA Feed APTA's Member Renewal Efforts Earn National Award

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