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Suffolk News Herald

Help prevent Medicare cuts

As we continue to confront national health challenges, like the opioid crisis and the epidemic of elderly falls, patient access to physical therapy services must be prioritized. 

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Affirming its Support for Underserved Patient Populations, APTQI Donates $30,000 to Three Distinguished Charities

APTQI annual donations will support charitable missions around the globe Washington, D.C. ––The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today announced its support of One World Surgery, Operation...

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NJ.com

Medicare wants to pay physical therapists 8% less. That’s a concern if you need their help.

Every year, the United States is plagued by a deadly but often overlooked epidemic that affects millions of American seniors: accidental falls. Falls are a primary cause of injury among...

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Kaiser Health News

Readers React: The Slippery Slope Of Preventing Falls

I commend Kaiser Health News for shining a light on the dangers of senior falls ― the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions (“‘Fear Of Falling’: How Hospitals Do Even...

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McKnight's Long-Term Care News

Providers sweating proposed 8% cut to therapy services — ‘There’s just no reason for that’

Therapy advocates are pushing back against a proposal that would cut 8% from Medicare payments for physical and occupational therapy services starting in 2021. The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality...

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APTQI Warns Deep Cuts in Final PFS Rule Will Undermine Patient Access to Physical Therapy Services

Eight percent across-the-board cut in 2021 finalized despite lawmaker, sector concerns Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today expressed disappointment in response to the...

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Current in Noblesville

Prioritize Patients

Anyone who loves someone on Medicare understands the constant worry that injury or illness could restrict seniors’ mobility, lead to severe pain and degrade their quality of life.

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Physical Therapists Applaud Representative Blunt Rochester for Supporting Regulatory Reform to Put Patients Over Paperwork

Washington, D.C. – The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today applauded Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE– at large) for urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...

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APTQI Urges CMS to Revise the Proposed Physical Therapy Provisions in Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Rule for CY 2020

Proposed across-the-board 8% cut to PT services would create market instability and hinder patient access to therapy services to reduce opioid use and prevent senior falls WASHINGTON –– The Alliance...

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Morning Consult

How Physical Therapy Can Help Confront a Growing Health Crisis

Earlier this year, the Journal of the American Medical Association published an eye-opening report on a deadly yet often overlooked epidemic affecting American seniors: accidental falls. Over the last decade, fall deaths...

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