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APTQI Charitable Giving Program Supports Organizations Encouraging Diversity Across the Physical Therapy Profession

APTQI donations will be used to support scholarship and outreach initiatives Washington, D.C. ––The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today announced its support of the American Academy…

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APTQI Commends Congress for Easing Medicare Cuts to Specialty Care in End-of-Year Package

Legislation delays add-on code by three years, extends sequester relief   Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today commended lawmakers in Congress for passing…

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APTQI Commends U.S. Senators for Introducing Legislation to Protect Specialty Providers from Harmful Payment Cuts

S. 5007 would hold providers harmless from cuts to Medicare services through 2022 Washington, D.C. – The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today applauded Senators John Boozman…

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9% Cut to Physical and Occupational Therapy in Final PFS Rule for CY 2021 Threatens Patient Access to Care

Healthcare stakeholders call on Congress to promptly pass the Holding Providers Harmless From Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act of 2020 to block cuts from taking effect on January 1 Washington,…

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APTQI Commends Introduction of Expanded Telehealth Access Act

Bipartisan legislation expands the list of the providers eligible for Medicare reimbursement for providing care via telehealth Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) has…

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APTQI Welcomes Team Rehabilitation and Raintree Systems as At-Large Members to Expand Advocacy Efforts

National physical therapy advocacy group expands as sector seeks elimination of 9% Medicare cut scheduled for 2021 Washington, D.C. — The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) announced…

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Santa Maria Times

Specialty professionals critical for older Americans

During the COVID-19 pandemic we struggled to remain open and provide patients with physical therapy treatment due to a 50% drop in patient visits. We stayed open the entire time…

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Lansing State Journal

We need urgent action to save our healthcare safety net from harmful cuts during pandemic

Policy changes are looming on the horizon that will make it increasingly difficult for citizens in Lansing and surrounding areas to see specialty healthcare providers — including cardiologists, oncologists, radiologists and…

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Aspen Daily News

We need better health care

During National Physical Therapy Month, we recognize the important care physical therapists can provide to help patients manage pain and live healthier, more independent lives. Yet, on Jan. 1, Medicare…

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The Gazette

Congress must act to save rural Iowa’s safety net

For years, rural access to emergency health care has dwindled as hospitals closed and cash-strapped health systems rolled back vital infrastructure in rural areas. Sadly, it is also increasingly difficult…

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