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APTQI Disappointed by 9% Cut to Physical and Occupational Therapy Included in Proposed PFS Rule for CY 2021

CMS proposal increases specialty provider cuts despite opposition from bipartisan lawmakers and broad group of healthcare stakeholders Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today...

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Medium

In the Era of COVID-19, Physical Therapy Patients Need a Lifeline

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically and forever altered almost every aspect of our lives. With the virus still spreading rapidly across the much of the country, Americans are once again...

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Monday’s Letters: Buchanan bill would prevent therapy cuts

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented stress to our health care system, economy and well-being. It is critical that Floridians — especially vulnerable seniors and individuals with serious underlying conditions...

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APTQI Joins Broad Coalition of Healthcare Providers in Urging Congress to Stop Harmful Payment Reductions

Physical and occupational therapists face 8% payment cut in 2021 Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today joined the American Medical Association (AMA) and...

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APTQI Commends Representatives Brendan Boyle and Vern Buchanan for Introducing Bipartisan Legislation to Block Steep Cuts to Physical Therapy Services

Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today applauded Representatives Brendan Boyle (D-PA) and Vern Buchanan (R-FL) for introducing the Outpatient Therapy Modernization and Stabilization...

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Tribune Star

Hoosiers still need physical therapy

At a time when older Americans are facing the unprecedented effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government is pushing through policies that will make it harder for the more...

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The State

ON PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

With COVID-19 cases rising, I am worried about the long-term effects that this pandemic will have on our health care system. I’m a practice manager for Carolina Physical Therapy and...

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Twin Falls Times-News

In light of COVID-19 Crisis, Congress Should Prevent Specialty Provider Cuts

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, Idaho has not yet become the hot spot that many feared, however the impact of the deadly disease will resonate with our state’s economy...

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APTQI Applauds Expansion of Telehealth-Based Physical Therapy Care to Vulnerable Medicare Beneficiaries

Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today applauded the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...

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Morning Consult

Medicare: Don’t Cut Seniors Off From Critical Physical Therapy Telehealth

In the midst of the current coronavirus emergency, the federal government has taken incredibly bold steps to enable American seniors — those most vulnerable to COVID-19 — to access telehealth...

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