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Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) Look-up Tool

At Fall conference Professional Issus, I mentioned the NEW Medicare cards that are being mailed out to all Medicare recipients. Palmetto has a new tool to help!

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2018 Slate of Candidates Announced

Elections will be handled via electronic balloting again this year. Elections will open on July 27, 2018 and close on August 11, 2018 at 11:00 am CT. 

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2018 Spring Business Meeting Presentation

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  • Study: Many Gaps Still Exist in Insurer Coverage of Nondrug Treatments for LBP

    Physical therapy and occupational therapy do well in terms of medical necessity. But the coverage itself is inconsistent.

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  • US House Members Echo APTA, Coalition Members' Call for Reduced Use of Prior Authorization by Medicare Advantage Plans

    Reps called many of the prior authorization requirements "onerous and often unnecessary."

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  • Updated MedPAC 'Payment Basics' Series Provides Medicare Payment System Overview

    Areas covered include outpatient therapy, skilled nursing facilities, home health services, hospital acute inpatient services, and more.

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  • New Report Looks at Link Between Surgery-Related Opioid Prescriptions, Later Opioid Abuse

    TKA patients were found to have a 15.2% rate of later misuse of opioids.

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  • It's World Arthritis Day: 5 Great Resources

    According to a 2016 study,  25% of Americans will have arthritis by 2040.

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  • APTA Advocacy for EMG, Other Diagnostic Services Results in Payment Clarification from CMS

    The announcement was made after APTA and other stakeholders pressed CMS to clear the air in order to end payment reductions or outright denials to PTs providing EMG and related diagnostic services.

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  • From PTJ: Unwarranted Variation in Pelvic Floor Muscle Function Terminology an Obstacle to Advances in Treatment

    Is a lack of standardized terminology limiting advances in treatment for pelvic floor muscle function issues?

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  • New White Paper Presses for Consistent Mobility Assessments, More Outcome Measures for Hospitalized Older Adults

    The white paper advocates for a shift in "a hospital culture that does not value or prioritize mobility."

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  • Massive APTA-Supported Opioid Bill Ready for President's Signature

    The final version of the legislation echoes many of the recommendations included in an APTA white paper on the opioid crisis.

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  • What's New at MoveForwardPT.com, Fall 2018

    MoveForwardPT.com is an evolving resource.

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  • APTA-Backed Bill Protecting PTs Traveling With Sports Teams Likely to Become Law

    "This is a big win for PTs, but an even bigger step forward in safeguarding the health of athletes."

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  • Celebrate National Physical Therapy Month: Support #ChoosePT

    October is National Physical Therapy Month, an opportunity to amplify and promote the benefits of physical therapy and raise awareness of APTA’s #ChoosePT campaign.

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  • Jeanne Fischer, Pediatric Physical Therapy Pioneer and Distinguished Mentor, Dies at 94

    Fischer was a founding member of the former Section on Pediatrics(now the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy).

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  • From PT in Motion Magazine: Moving Away From Opioids

    PT in Motion magazine looks at how APTA is helping to shape policy around nonopioid approaches to pain management.

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  • APTA Continues PTA Advocacy: Pushback on PTA Differential, Timeline for TRICARE Startup, More

    Physical therapist assistants (PTAs) play a crucial role on the care delivery team, and APTA is bringing that message to multiple stakeholders. Here's a rundown of some of the latest happenings in the association's advocacy for PTAs.

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  • Student-Led Flash Action Highlights Physical Therapy's Role in Pain Management

    It was a message that came through loud and clear—to the tune of nearly 7,000 contacts with lawmakers and their staff

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  • Get 'Caught Doing Good,' and APTA May Donate $500 to Your Charity of Choice

    Making plans for the Global PT Day of Service coming up on October 13? Snap a picture of what you're up to, and your charity of choice could wind up with a $500 donation from APTA. Now

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  • APTA Working for You: Commercial Payer Updates, September 2018

    The commercial payer world is varied and continually evolving. APTA helps its members by staying on top of changes and bringing the physical therapy profession's voice to the table on a wide range of private payer related issues. Here's a

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  • Get Involved: Flash Action September 26-27 Will Focus on Physical Therapy's Role in Pain Management

      Getting involved is easy.

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  • APTA Media Tour Brings #ChoosePT Message to Local, National Media Outlets

    A few were broadcast live, but the majority of interviews were recorded for later playback - meaning there's a chance you could hear an interview in the coming days or weeks.

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  • Research Roundup Underscores 'Go4Life' Healthy Aging Message

    Even though the National Institutes of Health's "Go4Life" month is wrapping up, the initiative will continue to offer resources to providers and the public. And for good reason.

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    What's your falls IQ?

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