At the end of September of 2017, Home Health Section members adopted a statement on the value of home health physical therapy.
The results are in!
CMS has finally released their proposed 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule on Friday, July 14. The Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) includes some positive news for physical therapists.
While prior insurance
authorization may be right up there with death and taxes when it comes to
life's certainties, 6 major health industry groups believe the process could be
“The deep erector
spinae required the largest compensations when weakened individually.”
The brave, the creative, the dedicated - all in this month's "Good Stuff."
awareness. …Please help me spread the word."
The state now
requires that all workers with work-related back injuries undergo at least 60
days of nonsurgical care, including physical therapy,
before pursuing other treatments.
The value of the Registry goes well beyond MIPS
Could exercises in the workplace reduce office workers' neck pain?
What's the future of
"The prevalence of
[exercise] counseling remains low for a self-managed behavior with proven
benefits and few risks, especially among those who are inactive."
Questions and answers about the no-exceptions therapy cap now in place.
APTA's Student Assembly
Pulse blog series is worth checking out.
Are you ready
for the future of payment—both near-term and down the road? APTA is ready to
help you stay up to speed.
"Recommending physical therapy provides reassurance to patients that their LBP is best
managed with physical activity and is in line with advice to stay active."
The most-read PT in Motion News stories from 2017.
While PT in Motion gears up for 2018, why not
catch up on what you may have missed from last year?
"This is great news for patients and PTs, but this change also presents a bigger opportunity."
When it comes to prevention and wellness, these researchers believe a new clinical model could help bridge the gap between knowing and doing.
The Foundation has announced its latest round of scholarship and grant recipients.
inaction creates the worst-case scenario for patients and providers," said
APTA President Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD.
"Iin addition to
making changes that improve that access, CMS needs to make sure it maintains
the gains we've already made."
High intensity exercise for patients with PD shows promise, say researchers.
Active computer gaming had a "significant moderate effect" on cognition and balance, but but didn't improve functional mobility reduce fear of falling.