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APTQI Disappointed by CMS’ Proposed Continuation of Disruptive Payment Cuts to Specialty Services

The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Proposed Rule for CY2022, again proposes deep, across-the-board payment cuts to physical, occupational and speech therapy despite bipartisan lawmaker and broad healthcare stakeholder opposition…

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APTQI Expresses Deep Concern About Payment Cuts To Specialty Services For CY2022

The recently released Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Proposed Rule for CY2022 once again includes deep, across-the-board payment cuts to physical, occupational, and speech therapy despite bipartisan lawmaker and broad…

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Suffolk News-Herald

Oppose cuts to specialty providers

As lawmakers return home for August recess, policies set in motion back in Washington, D.C., are on the verge of dealing another blow to specialty providers.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch

Letter to the Editor, July 6 2021: Specialty care access vital for seniors’ care

As lawmakers return home for the August recess, policies set in motion back in Washington, D.C., are on the verge of dealing another blow to specialty providers. Click here to…

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Delaware Online

Letter: Congress must ensure Delaware seniors can access physical therapy

When a senior loses muscle mass from a serious illness or has suffered a debilitating injury, physical and occupational therapists are ready to help them recover, manage their pain, and…

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APTQI Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Loan Forgiveness Bill for Physical Therapists

If passed, H.R. 3759 would add physical therapists to the National Health Services Corps and offer student loan forgiveness for professionals who commit to serving high-need areas Washington, D.C. ––…

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Kaiser Health News

Bolstering Medicare Coverage to Keep Seniors Strong

As you rightly point out, after 15 months of sheltering in place, older Americans are increasingly being negatively impacted by the indirect health effects of covid-19 — including loss of…

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South Florida Sun Sentinel

Help specialty care providers

For specialty providers like physical and occupational therapists, the pandemic caused patient volume to plummet. Data shows that physical therapy saw a 34% drop in Medicare spending between January and…

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Centre Daily Times

Stop Medicare Cuts to Specialty Care

As many of us begin thinking about the return to “normal,” the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic will affect all of us for years to come. Health care providers…

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APTQI Applauds Introduction of the Bipartisan Allied Health Workforce Diversity Act

If passed, the bipartisan bill would fund new educational opportunities to help diversify the physical, occupational, and speech therapy workforces Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and…

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