APTQI in the News

Helena Independent Record

Mike Cline: Rural physical therapy practices must be protected from dangerous Medicare cuts

As the owner of two physical therapy practices in Montana, I see how important physical therapy services are to seniors living in rural areas every single day. Physical therapy improves…

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MedCity News

Short-term fixes underscore the need for long-term Medicare reform

Lawmakers and stakeholders often rely on short-term polices that extend financial relief to help struggling providers and confront the mounting healthcare workforce crisis. But, especially as it remains unclear when the…

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Health Exec

About 100 medical societies ask Congress to be involved in Congressional efforts to reform Medicare

Nearly 100 professional healthcare societies signed onto a letter dated Feb. 25 requestion Congress include them as legislators work on reforms to the Medicare physician payment system. “We respectfully request…

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MedCity News

Congress: Block Medicare cuts to support patient access to physical therapy

While Covid-19 cases are on a decline, the full extent of the pandemic’s long term effects on health remain in question, which means ensuring access to safe, effective therapies that…

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Georgia Health News

A misguided plan for Medicare cuts

Specialty care providers in Georgia have worked tirelessly through the pandemic to ensure their patients have maintained access to vital care, including physical, occupational, and speech therapy. However, steep payment…

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Tribune-Star

Congress must act to protect patients’ access to specialty care

As an occupational therapist here in Indiana, I have seen firsthand the enormous pressures the COVID-19 pandemic has put on patients and healthcare providers. On top of the stress and…

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The Hill

America’s specialty care providers need a reprieve from payment cuts

Ever since Medicare first proposed significant cuts to specialty providers in order to pay for an increase to physician payment for evaluation and management services, the therapy community — including…

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Physical Therapy Products

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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