Tags: "news"

06 Nov
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Technology's Brave New World of Ethical Challenges Explored in PT in Motion Magazine

That latest piece of technology you’re thinking about weaving into your practice? Maybe it should come with a warning label. Source: APTA Feed Technology's Brave New World of Ethical Challenges Explored in PT in Motion Magazine

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05 Nov
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Final Outpatient Payment Rule From CMS Eases Supervision, Moves Ahead With 'Site Neutral' Payment Despite Lawsuit

CMS is trying to move ahead with a site-neutral payment policy that’s being challenged in court. Source: APTA Feed Final Outpatient Payment Rule From CMS Eases Supervision, Moves Ahead With 'Site Neutral' Payment Despite Lawsuit

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05 Nov
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Final DMEPOS Rule Attempts to Shape a Clearer, More Predictable System

CMS wants to make payments for devices a little more predictable in light of the ever-increasing—and ever-advancing—range of options available to providers and patients. Source: APTA Feed Final DMEPOS Rule Attempts to Shape a Clearer, More Predictable System

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04 Nov
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Final 2020 Fee Schedule: CMS Relents on PTA Differential System for 2020; Presses on With Planned 8% Cut to Physical Therapy in 2021

“We’ve brought the association’s voice to bear on the PTA modifier issue, and CMS listened. Over the next 12 months, we will leverage every possible opportunity – working with Congress and CMS –to change this flawed policy.” Source: APTA Feed ...

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01 Nov
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Final Home Health Rule Cements PDGM, Allows PTAs to Perform Maintenance Therapy

Yes, PDGM is happening. But there are some other changes worth checking out. Source: APTA Feed Final Home Health Rule Cements PDGM, Allows PTAs to Perform Maintenance Therapy

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01 Nov
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UnitedHealthcare to Expand Program Waiving Copays, Deductibles for Physical Therapy for LBP

UnitedHealthcare is making it easier for patients with LBP to see a PT. Source: APTA Feed UnitedHealthcare to Expand Program Waiving Copays, Deductibles for Physical Therapy for LBP

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01 Nov
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House, Senate Legislation Could Lead to Major PT Telehealth Opportunities in Medicare

Lawmakers would like to see Medicare ease restrictions on telehealth. Source: APTA Feed House, Senate Legislation Could Lead to Major PT Telehealth Opportunities in Medicare

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29 Oct
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US House Approves Bill to Help Fund Greater Diversity in PT, Other Health Care Education Programs

The bill could help physical therapy academic programs increase student diversity. Source: APTA Feed US House Approves Bill to Help Fund Greater Diversity in PT, Other Health Care Education Programs

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28 Oct
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Study: Despite Guidelines for OA, Rates of Physician Referral to Physical Therapy Remained Low, Orthopedic Surgeon Narcotic Prescriptions Increased between 2007 and 2015

Researchers say the trends are “counterintuitive.” Source: APTA Feed Study: Despite Guidelines for OA, Rates of Physician Referral to Physical Therapy Remained Low, Orthopedic Surgeon Narcotic Prescriptions Increased between 2007 and 2015

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25 Oct
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Foundation, CoHSTAR Offer Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities

A lot of great fellowships and scholarships out there right now. Source: APTA Feed Foundation, CoHSTAR Offer Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities

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