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04 Mar
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Medicare Reaches Value-Based Payment Goal a Year Ahead of Schedule

March 4, 2016: Medicare’s march toward payment systems that are tied to value and not volume has been moving along at a faster-than-expected clip, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Source: APTA Feed Medicare Reaches Value-Based ...

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04 Mar
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Medicare Reaches Value-Based Payment Goal a Year Ahead of Schedule

March 4, 2016: Medicare’s march toward payment systems that are tied to value and not volume has been moving along at a faster-than-expected clip, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Source: APTA Feed Medicare Reaches Value-Based ...

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03 Mar
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US Obesity Rates Nearing 1 in 3 Adults; Physical Activity Rates Looking Better

March 3, 2016: At a rate of 30% in 2015, Americans are more obese than ever, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But there are some bright spots when it comes to rates ...

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03 Mar
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US Obesity Rates Nearing 1 in 3 Adults; Physical Activity Rates Looking Better

March 3, 2016: At a rate of 30% in 2015, Americans are more obese than ever, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But there are some bright spots when it comes to rates ...

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02 Mar
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From PT in Motion Magazine: Get the Basics on CMS Bundling Program for TKA, THA

March 2, 2016: Remember, back last year, when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said it would be moving from fee-for-service models and toward more outcomes-based payment systems? It wasn’t kidding. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion ...

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02 Mar
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From PT in Motion Magazine: Get the Basics on CMS Bundling Program for TKA, THA

March 2, 2016: Remember, back last year, when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said it would be moving from fee-for-service models and toward more outcomes-based payment systems? It wasn’t kidding. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion ...

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06 Nov
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Consumers Coming to MoveForwardPT.com in Record Numbers

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06 Nov
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Designer Prosthetic Covers Make a Statement

November 6, 2015: The Huffington Post recently reported on a new line of prosthetic limb covers that allows users to make a style statement through what it calls “truly pieces of wearable artwork.” Source: APTA Feed Designer Prosthetic Covers Make ...

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05 Nov
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PT Named to Technical Expert Panel on Postacute Care Setting Measures

November 5, 2015: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has named Craig Miller, PT, to its technical expert panel on developing measures for Medicare spending on beneficiaries in skilled nursing, inpatient rehabilitation, long-term care hospital, and home health ...

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05 Nov
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A Future Where PTs Plug Their Brains Into Patients? Maybe, Say Researchers

November 5, 2015: According to a recent article in Singularity, researchers from Duke University are beginning to make inroads on a project that they think will one day allow the brain waves of a PT to help a motor-impaired patient ...

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