Act Now! Ask Your Lawmakers to Protect Access to Physical Therapy

We are committed to quality physical therapy care.


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

- U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams


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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American Journal of Managed Care

Payers: Embrace the Value of Physical Therapy to Reduce Costs

As our country continues its push to lower the cost of healthcare, especially among the burgeoning population of seniors with age-related disabilities, transitioning to a value-based insurance design (VBID) payment...


APTQI Commends Representative Olson for Promoting Regulatory Reforms

Rep. Olson’s Letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma Urged the Agency to Remove Regulatory Barriers by Requiring Either a Physician Referral or a Signed Care Plan—But Not Both Washington, D.C....


A New Roadmap to Create Benchmarks for High-Quality, Value-Based Care

On July 17, researchers from the Center for Effectiveness Research Orthopaedics (CERortho) released a new and comprehensive analysis establishing benchmarks of quality care in the field of physical therapy. Titled...

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

Infographic: Put Patients over Paperwork in Physical Therapy