Press Releases

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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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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APTQI Urges CMS to Protect Seniors from Debilitating Falls by Preserving Medicare Reimbursement for Physical Therapy

Recognizing Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2019, APTQI is advocating for greater patient access to fall prevention tools such as manual and exercise therapy Washington, D.C. ––  In observance of Falls...

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APTQI Commends Representative Olson for Promoting Regulatory Reforms

Rep. Olson’s Letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma Urged the Agency to Remove Regulatory Barriers by Requiring Either a Physician Referral or a Signed Care Plan—But Not Both Washington, D.C....

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Physical Therapy Groups Release Roadmap to Create Benchmarks for High-Quality, Value-Based Care

New report designed to help improve patients’ quality of care and establish baseline metrics for determining the value of physical therapy Washington, DC –– Today a group of physical therapy...

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APTQI Commends Introduction of Physical Therapist Workforce and Patient Access Act (H.R. 2802) in House of Representatives

Bipartisan bill addresses the physical therapist professional shortage by enabling physical therapists to participate in the National Health Service Corps student loan repayment program Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for...

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APTQI Applauds Introduction of S. 970 in the U.S. Senate to Address Physical Therapist Professional Shortage

Bipartisan bill would enable physical therapists to participate in the National Health Service Corps student loan repayment program Washington, D.C. –– Today the Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation...

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Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation Applauds Ohio BWC for Incorporating Stakeholder Feedback in Workers’ Compensation Policy Change

BWC policy change reflects changes advocated for by APTQI and physical therapy stakeholders  WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today applauded the Ohio Board...

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Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation Donates $25K to Rise Against Hunger to Support Meal Packaging Events

Charitable donation will help support efforts to serve 180,000 meals  HOUSTON – The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today announced its support for Rise Against Hunger, a...

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