2018 PT DAY OF SERVICE
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!
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.
The change would unfairly impact providers who see sicker patients.
MIPs, PTA differential, the opioid crisis, and more.
Surprisingly, fallers were also more likely to be younger.
Now's the time to honor the contributions of APTA members by
nominating them for national recognition through the APTA Honors
& Awards program.
September is Go4Life month.
Authors say their
study helps to more specifically pinpoint which factors most
affect HRQoL among individuals with TSCI.
The median number of therapy visits rose from 7 to 8 after the Jimmo settlement, and patients are more likely to have 12 or more visits than before Jimmo.
"FLR adds burden and
complexity without producing much in the way of useful data."
A number of APTA's comments on the guidelines were included or addressed in the final version.
Is a management role right for you?
help to answer questions related to the company's physical therapy policy, specifically around payment for evaluations and the ways
direct access provisions can affect payment.
Time to start thinking about National Physical Therapy Month coming in October. Here are 5 ideas for getting involved.
Authors of the study say that despite data supporting consultation by a PT in the ED for falls-related visits, the incidence of PT involvement is rare.
Despite its proven effectiveness, CR remains "significantly underused," authors say.
Ward brings a wealth of experience and expertise in governance,
leadership, scholarship, and international service.
Get ready for what could be next in payment.
Widely-used fall-risk screenings and targeted interventions could make a huge difference, according to the study.
Want to get a taste
of what NSC will be delivering? Check out these APTA Student Pulse blog posts.
"The importance of the contributions of PTs, PTAs,and students can't be overstated."
proposal to reduce reimbursement for physical therapy services...is short-sighted and unfounded."
Fee schedule, SNFs, home health, and more: some major changes are on the way.
"This review is
consistent with a position that APTA has supported for several years—that PTs
have an important role to play in the ED."