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Ask Your Member of Congress to Help Prevent Harmful Senior Falls

The Stopping Addiction and Falls for the Elderly (SAFE) Act (H.R. 7618), recently introduced by Congresswomen Carol Miller (R-WV) and Melanie Stansbury (D-NM), aims to enhance Medicare by offering coverage for falls prevention done by physical or occupational therapists (PTs and OTs) at annual wellness visits and initial preventive physical exams. Falls are a significant…

APTQI Facilitates Tours with Members of Congress to Help Shape Policy and Empower Patients

APTQI’s 2024 Practice Tour Program for Members of Congress is off to a successful start! These clinic-based tours enable meaningful interactions between lawmakers, congressional staffers, and physical therapy practices nationwide. These tours serve as a platform for education, advocacy, and collaboration, addressing critical legislative issues shaping the future of physical therapy and patient care. The…