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09 Oct
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APTA: New SNF Payment System Should Drive Quality Patient Care, Not Staff Layoffs

October 9, 2019: Fewer than 48 hours after the launch of a new Medicare payment system for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), APTA began receiving word from physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) that a number of providers were ...

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07 Oct
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Biased? Me? PT in Motion Magazine Takes a Look at Unconscious Cultural Attitudes

You won’t have to search too hard to find a person with biases. Source: APTA Feed Biased? Me? PT in Motion Magazine Takes a Look at Unconscious Cultural Attitudes

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02 Oct
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Where Things Stand, What APTA's Doing: Fee Schedule, SNF, and HH Rules From CMS

Where do things stand with CMS rulemaking, and what is APTA doing around the PFS and other developments? Source: APTA Feed Where Things Stand, What APTA's Doing: Fee Schedule, SNF, and HH Rules From CMS

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02 Oct
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CMS Hospital Discharge Rule Puts the Focus on Patient Choice, Goals in Postacute Care

The new rules are intended to put patients at the center of discharge planning. Source: APTA Feed CMS Hospital Discharge Rule Puts the Focus on Patient Choice, Goals in Postacute Care

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01 Oct
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APTA Helps You Spread the ChoosePT Message During National Physical Therapy Month

Get your downloadable handouts and posters, and help spread the ChoosePT message. Source: APTA Feed APTA Helps You Spread the ChoosePT Message During National Physical Therapy Month

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30 Sep
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2019 APTA Honors and Awards Nominations Now Open

Nominate someone you know for national recognition. Source: APTA Feed 2019 APTA Honors and Awards Nominations Now Open

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30 Sep
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CMS Releases a Burden Reduction Rule That Affects a Wide Range of Facilities, Settings

For the most part, the rule hits its target. Source: APTA Feed CMS Releases a Burden Reduction Rule That Affects a Wide Range of Facilities, Settings

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27 Sep
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APTA to CMS: Proposed 8% Cut is 'Arbitrary' and Puts Patients at Risk

It’s an unrealistic plan that will lead to a significant decline in beneficiary access to physical therapy. Source: APTA Feed APTA to CMS: Proposed 8% Cut is 'Arbitrary' and Puts Patients at Risk

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25 Sep
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APTA Co-Sponsored Study: Seeing a PT First for LBP Lowers Odds of Early and Long-Term Opioid Use

Seeing a PT first for LBP is linked to lower odds of opioid use. Source: APTA Feed APTA Co-Sponsored Study: Seeing a PT First for LBP Lowers Odds of Early and Long-Term Opioid Use

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24 Sep
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APTA Student-Led 'Flash Action' on Federal Loan Repayment Program Sets Record

This year’s flash advocacy effort, aimed at a federal program that offers student debt repayment, was a record-breaker. Source: APTA Feed APTA Student-Led 'Flash Action' on Federal Loan Repayment Program Sets Record

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