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APTQI Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Specialty Care from Severe Reimbursement Cuts

H.R. 8505 would delay severe payment cuts and ensure continued patient access to dozens of healthcare specialties—including physical and occupational therapy Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality...

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APTQI Urges CMS to Stop Harmful Payment Cuts, Allow PTs to Utilize Telehealth-based Care Beyond Public Health Emergency

In a formal comment letter to CMS, APTQI urged the agency to reverse course on severe cuts scheduled to impact physical and occupational therapists on January 1 Washington, D.C. ––...

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Daily Commercial

Cuts to physical therapy must be stopped

On Jan. 1, 2021, Medicare plans to make significant payment cuts to therapists and more than 30 other specialty providers, some as high as 11%, despite bipartisan opposition. 

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Cumberland Times-News

Medicare cutting payments to specialty providers

Specialty professionals are critical for older Americans — especially in the context of an unprecedented public health emergency. Without access to these providers, Medicare patients will be forced to seek specialty...

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Burlington County Times

Letters to the editor for October 4: Cuts to physical therapy must stop

As we live through the COVID-19 crisis, we deserve a health system that is stable and reliable. Cutting healthcare payments during a healthcare crisis is bad policy. It’s time to...

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Issues & Insights

Specialty Providers, Facing Massive Cuts Amid Pandemic, Need A Lifeline

While Congress and the administration have remained divided on many issues, there has been general agreement by our political leaders that America’s health care system needs federal support if we...

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The Glendale Star

Letters to the Editor

When you visit a physical or occupational therapist, you’re visiting a specialty provider who can help you move better and manage your pain without potentially dangerous medications. 

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The Berlin Sun

Sheilagh Fielder: Cuts to physical therapy must be stopped

When you visit a physical or occupational therapist, you’re visiting a specialty provider who can help you move better and manage your pain without potentially dangerous medications. 

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The Brunswick News

Medicare cuts to physical therapy must be stopped

On Jan. 1, Medicare plans to make significant payment cuts to therapists and over 30 other specialty providers, some as high as 11%, despite bipartisan opposition. 

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APTQI Applauds Bipartisan Congressional Letter to HHS/CMS Urging Medicare to Delay or Mitigate Looming Specialty Provider Cuts

The letter, signed by more than 160 Representatives, urges HHS and CMS to find “fair and equitable payment solutions” Washington, D.C. –– Today the Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and...

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