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The Hill

As America fights pandemic, ensuring continuity of care is critical

Every day, Americans wake up to a new reality created by the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For the days and months to come, daily life will significantly change as...

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APTQI Applauds DoD TRICARE Final Rule for Recognizing Physical Therapy Assistants as Qualified Providers

Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today commended the Department of Defense for issuing a final rule to establish physical therapy assistants (PTA) and...

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APTQI Urges Congress, CMS to Allow Reimbursement for Physical Therapy Telehealth Services Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C. –– In an effort to protect vulnerable patient populations from the transmission of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today called...

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Fierce Healthcare

Decisions to slash Medicare lack transparency while putting patients at risk

Physical therapy is a safe, effective, and preferred treatment for millions of American seniors. But unfortunately, a series of new federal policies threaten to dramatically reduce access to the valuable...

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Concord Monitor

Letter: Stop Medicare cuts to physical therapy

As a physical therapist, I know how important physical therapy is to helping members of our community address injury, reduce chronic pain and prevent falls. Despite the incredible value of...

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Becker's Hospital Review

CMS asked to revisit reimbursement cuts to physical therapists, social workers

Nearly 100 Congress members requested more information from CMS regarding proposed reimbursement cuts for physical therapists and social workers in 2021.

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Fierce Healthcare

Physical therapists hope CMS will take another look at planned cut to Medicare reimbursement

Physical therapists hope to get CMS to reconsider a planned 8% cut to their Medicare reimbursements in 2021. And they’ve got a group of bipartisan lawmakers asking CMS to justify...

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APTQI Applauds Bipartisan Lawmakers for Asking CMS to Clarify Justifications for Provider Reimbursement Cuts

Bipartisan letter comes after CMS issued its 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule, which calls for deep cuts to therapy services in 2021 Washington, D.C. –– Today the...

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Arizona Daily Star

Letter: New Medicare Cuts Threaten Physical Therapy

Despite the incredible value of PT, a newly planned Medicare cut to physical therapy payment will reduce our ability to meet the needs of vulnerable seniors in our community and...

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Cape Cod Times

Oppose proposed cuts to Medicare payments

As an occupational therapist (OT), I know how important occupational and physical therapy (PT) is to helping members of our community address injury, reduce chronic pain, and prevent falls. Despite...

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