Act Now! Keep Fighting Against Medicare PT Cuts

We are committed to quality physical therapy care.

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Physical therapy is well-positioned to change the culture around pain management.

- U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams

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Who we are

The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) is an aligned group of physical therapists and physical therapy practices who share a common vision for the future of our profession. Our goal is to establish physical therapy as a clinically appropriate treatment of choice with the best value for patients and payers.

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News

Kaiser Health News

Readers React: The Slippery Slope Of Preventing Falls

I commend Kaiser Health News for shining a light on the dangers of senior falls ― the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions (“‘Fear Of Falling’: How Hospitals Do Even...

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McKnight's Long-Term Care News

Providers sweating proposed 8% cut to therapy services — ‘There’s just no reason for that’

Therapy advocates are pushing back against a proposal that would cut 8% from Medicare payments for physical and occupational therapy services starting in 2021. The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality...

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New Medicare Cuts Threaten Physical Therapy

In November, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rule for CY 2020, which includes a projected 8% cut to physical therapy services...

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Resources

Study shows adherence to physical therapy program for low back pain can reduce overall Medicare spend.

Infographic: Put Patients over Paperwork in Physical Therapy