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APTQI Supports Efforts to Educate the Next Generation of BIPOC Physical Therapists

The APTQI Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Steering Committee assists the Board of Directors in creating and supporting initiatives that will empower APTQI’s member companies to promote diversity and equity in the workplace and inclusion in the communities in which they serve. In a new guest blog post, Dr. Heidi Jannenga, Chair of APTQI’s DEI Steering Committee…

Enhancing Chronic Pain Management with Physical Therapy

Chronic pain affects millions of individuals across the United States, prompting a critical evaluation of the current strategies for its management. A recent study, based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), underscores the need for a more comprehensive and balanced approach to chronic…

APTQI Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Stop -3.4% Medicare Cut

As a leading advocate for physical therapy quality and innovation, APTQI recognizes the importance of Medicare payment stability, not only for our member organizations but for the entire healthcare system and the patients it serves. That is why APTQI joined 53 other organizations on November 6 in signing a letter calling for Congress to stop…

Senator King Unveils “Stand Strong” Legislative Package

In a significant move to address the pressing issue of household falls and their consequences in Maine, and nationwide, Senator Angus King (I-Maine) has announced a legislative initiative aimed at helping older residents “Stand Strong” and avoid fall-related injuries. ATPQI is committed to promoting the well-being of older Americans and wholeheartedly supports this effort to…

Physical Therapy Workforce Shortage Continues to Grow

For years, the physical therapy community has been warning policymakers that the United States is facing a national shortage of physical therapists and physical therapy professionals. This crisis is particularly acute in rural areas because many physical therapists are concentrated in major metropolitan areas. Now, a new report confirms that these troubling trends worsened during…

APTQI Signs Letter to House & Senate Leaders with G Code Coalition

On October 4, a letter was sent to Congressional leaders on behalf of 47 organizations, including APTQI, representing over 1.2 million physician and nonphysician providers and the patients they serve, urging Congress to halt the implementation of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding Systems add-on code G2211. This code is set to be implemented in the calendar…

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