Press Releases

APTQI Commends Introduction of Expanded Telehealth Access Act

Bipartisan legislation expands the list of the providers eligible for Medicare reimbursement for providing care via telehealth Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) has…

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APTQI Welcomes Team Rehabilitation and Raintree Systems as At-Large Members to Expand Advocacy Efforts

National physical therapy advocacy group expands as sector seeks elimination of 9% Medicare cut scheduled for 2021 Washington, D.C. — The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) announced…

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APTQI Applauds Bipartisan Bill to Provide Relief from Severe Medicare Cuts to Specialty Providers

The Holding Providers Harmless From Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act would ensure continued patient access to healthcare specialties that were slated for major cuts Washington, D.C. –– Today the Alliance…

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APTQI Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Specialty Care from Severe Reimbursement Cuts

H.R. 8505 would delay severe payment cuts and ensure continued patient access to dozens of healthcare specialties—including physical and occupational therapy Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality…

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APTQI Urges CMS to Stop Harmful Payment Cuts, Allow PTs to Utilize Telehealth-based Care Beyond Public Health Emergency

In a formal comment letter to CMS, APTQI urged the agency to reverse course on severe cuts scheduled to impact physical and occupational therapists on January 1 Washington, D.C. ––…

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APTQI Applauds Bipartisan Congressional Letter to HHS/CMS Urging Medicare to Delay or Mitigate Looming Specialty Provider Cuts

The letter, signed by more than 160 Representatives, urges HHS and CMS to find “fair and equitable payment solutions” Washington, D.C. –– Today the Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and…

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APTQI and WebPT Join Forces to Shape a Positive Future for Physical Therapy

As the first At-Large Member, WebPT will work with APTQI to positively impact healthcare legislation — starting with the 9% cut to Medicare payments. WASHINGTON — The Alliance for Physical…

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93 Bipartisan Lawmakers Send Letter to House Leadership on Need to Waive Budget Neutrality Rules to Protect Patient Access to Specialty Care

Letter highlights how Medicare cuts to specialty providers are ill-conceived, sizeable and threaten provider stability and patient access amid the COVID-19 public health emergency Washington, D.C. –– The Alliance for…

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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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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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