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Chicago Tribune

Medicare services at risk

On Jan. 1, a severe, nearly 4.5% Medicare cut to physical and occupational therapy services will go into effect. This drastic measure will undoubtedly threaten our local physical therapy centers’…

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Richmond Times-Dispatch

Letter: Congress must stop looming Medicare cuts

Our community’s seniors rely on Medicare to pay for their health care services, but newly finalized cuts are threatening to jeopardize their access to care.

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Inside Telehealth

Remote Monitoring Can Improve Health Outcomes. So Why Did Medicare Propose a 40% Cut?

Change is the only constant. That is why healthcare needs to evolve in order for providers to better serve patients. Luckily, over the last few years it has: One of…

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Medium

The Dangers of PTA cuts in New York

Worldwide, an estimated 385,000 babies are born each day. Every child grows up with dreams of going into a career such as an astronaut, doctor, ballerina, a firefighter, or a…

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Skilled Nursing News

CMS Proposes Further Cuts to Therapy Providers With ‘No Relief on the Horizon’

Providers are staring down yet another slash to their bottom lines as the federal government last week proposed reductions to Medicare reimbursement for various Part B therapy services. Early assessments…

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Issues & Insights

Medicare Cuts Threaten Jobs, Opioid Abuse, And Rural Health Access

Creating good jobs that keep up with inflation. Increasing rural access to health care. Fighting the opioid epidemic. These are all major priorities because we all want to live in…

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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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