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El Paso Times

El Paso seniors need stable access to physical therapy

The average senior can attest that they have experienced aches and pains throughout their lives. For many, these pains might be chronic because of injury, illness, or accident, requiring regular…

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MedCity News

Short-term fixes underscore the need for long-term Medicare reform

Lawmakers and stakeholders often rely on short-term polices that extend financial relief to help struggling providers and confront the mounting healthcare workforce crisis. But, especially as it remains unclear when the…

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Health Exec

About 100 medical societies ask Congress to be involved in Congressional efforts to reform Medicare

Nearly 100 professional healthcare societies signed onto a letter dated Feb. 25 requestion Congress include them as legislators work on reforms to the Medicare physician payment system. “We respectfully request…

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APTQI Donates $30,000 to Distinguished Nonprofit Organizations

Annual donations will support charitable missions that promote health and safety Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today announced that it is donating $30,000…

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APTQI Applauds Congress for Passing Legislation to Mitigate 2022 Medicare PFS Cuts

Advocacy efforts of therapy community help to secure three percent payment adjustment and extended sequester relief for six month Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation…

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APTQI Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Block Across-the-Board Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Cuts

Bera-Bucshon legislation extends the 3.75% physician payment adjustment for an additional year in 2022 Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today applauded the introduction…

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MedCity News

Congress: Block Medicare cuts to support patient access to physical therapy

While Covid-19 cases are on a decline, the full extent of the pandemic’s long term effects on health remain in question, which means ensuring access to safe, effective therapies that…

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APTQI Calls for Congressional Action to Address Across-the-Board Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Cuts

Medicare again imposes deep payment cuts to physical, occupational and speech therapy despite broad opposition from bipartisan lawmakers and healthcare stakeholders Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality…

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Georgia Health News

A misguided plan for Medicare cuts

Specialty care providers in Georgia have worked tirelessly through the pandemic to ensure their patients have maintained access to vital care, including physical, occupational, and speech therapy. However, steep payment…

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Tribune-Star

Congress must act to protect patients’ access to specialty care

As an occupational therapist here in Indiana, I have seen firsthand the enormous pressures the COVID-19 pandemic has put on patients and healthcare providers. On top of the stress and…

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