ALAPTA Events & Conferences

Dec
18
Wed
Webinar – 2020: The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

DESCRIPTION:
On November 1, 2019, CMS finalized its rule for the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule and Year 4 of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). The rule becomes effective January 1, 2020. The rule includes new information about the therapy thresholds, the application of the therapy assistant modifiers, potential cuts to the fee schedule rates, and the Merit Incentive Payment System (MIPS). This webinar will review the major provisions of the final rule that will impact physical therapy practice in our state.

OBJECTIVES:
1. Understand the updated minimal thresholds to be successfully in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
2. Describe the therapy assistant modifiers and learn about the ‘de minimus’ standard
3. Understand the implications to physical therapy from increases to selected Evaluation and Management Codes.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
• Physical Therapists Who Bill on a 1500 Professional Claim
• Physical Therapists Who Bill on a UB-04 Institutional Claim
• Business Office Managers
• Billing Office Managers

$20 ALAPTA Members          $40 Non-Members

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Feb
22
Sat
TRANSITIONING TO ADULTHOOD WITH A DISABILITY @ ADRS
Feb 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION

 

VENDOR REGISTRATION

Who Should Attend:

  • People between the ages of 14-25 who were born with or acquired a disability
  • Caregivers of people between the ages of 14-25 who were born with or acquired a disability
  • Healthcare Providers (OT, PT, COTA, PTAs, PT/OT/PTA/COTA Students) who work with people with disabilities in this age group

When:    Feb 22, 2020        Registration: 8:00-8:30 am; Event 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Where:  ADRS – 201 London Parkway, Suite 450, Birmingham, AL 35211

Cost:     Free to Those with Disabilities and Caregivers

Healthcare Providers: $125 – A certificate From ALAPTA for 7 Contact Hours (8.4 CEUs for AL PT/PTA Licensees) will be Provided

Student Healthcare Providers: $25


INDIVIDUALS AGED 14-25 WHO WERE BORN WITH OR AQUIRED A DISABILITY AND CAREGIVERS OF THESE INDIVIDUALS

Are you the one with the disability facing this adjustment to adulthood or have a family member who is? We have information for you to help with long term planning and resources. Come and hear from medical staff, social workers, vocational rehab, therapists and more. Opportunities to visit with many types of services will be offered at booths and breakout sessions. Lunch is provided.

Topics Include:

  • Transitioning in the Education System, Work or Entering College
  • Housing
  • Driving and Adapted Vehicles
  • Financial Planning
  • Getting Medical Equipment and Supplies
  • Attendant Care
  • My child has severe cognitive and functional impairments and is growing up and I’m growing older…and MORE…

Objectives for Attendees:

  1. Attendees will gain knowledge on the right medical and nursing questions to ask in the transition to adulthood with a disability.
  2. Attendees will gain community resources on various topics such as housing, adapted vehicles, work/college considerations and assistance with care.
  3. Attendees will receive instruction on how to advocate for themselves or loved one and get information on insurance/financial considerations when approaching adulthood.

HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND STUDENT HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

If you work with people between the ages of 14-25 with long-term disabilities, it can be difficult to know all of the resources your client needs to get ready for the adult phase of life. Come and hear from medical staff, social workers, vocational rehab, therapists and more. Opportunities to visit with many types of services will be offered at booths and breakout sessions. There is a special Healthcare Provider/Student Healthcare Provider breakout session from 12-1 pm. Lunch is provided.

Objectives for Healthcare Providers and Student Healthcare Providers:

  1. Healthcare providers will describe the difference between therapy goals for pediatrics vs adults with long-term disabilities.
  2. Healthcare providers will describe at least 3 differences between what is covered for wheelchairs and seating for pediatrics vs. adults with long-term disabilities.
  3. Healthcare providers will identify resources for transitioning from Children’s Rehab Services to Alabama Dept. of Rehab services and programs available.

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Schedule:

 
8:30-9:20 am                      Medical/Nursing

9:30-10:15 am                     PT/OT – Seating/Wheelchairs

10:15-11:00 am                   ADRS/CRS

11:00 am-1:00 pm              Walkabout Lunch – Booths, Vans, Wheelchair Vendors, Home Mods

12:00-1:00 pm                    Healthcare Providers/Student Healthcare Providers Only – How to Make the Most of Transition Clinics and Resources

1:00-2:30 pm                      Severely/Profoundly Involved

Group Homes, LTC, Waiver Programs, Respite Care, Caregiver to Caregiver Time

1:00-2:30 pm                      Lakeshore Foundation, Colleges, Advocacy, Housing, Peer to Peer Time

2:30-3:00 pm                      Social Work: Financial, Disability Rights, Resources

3:00-4:00 pm                      Consumer Panel

4:00-4:30 pm                      Wrap Up and Evaluations

Feb
29
Sat
2020 Southeast Student Conclave @ Samford University
Feb 29 all-day

Join PT and PTA Students from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee on Feb. 29, 2020, for engaging sessions on specialty topics, a career fair, and networking!

STUDENTS

Click the button below to register online.

APTA STUDENT MEMBER – $15
STUDENT NON-MEMBER – $25

(Registration Fee goes up $10 after Jan. 24.)

REGISTER NOW

DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE

 

EXHIBITORS

Reserve your space by clicking the button below. Booths are assigned by registration order, and limited space is available. Registration Deadline: Feb. 1, 2020.

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SCHEDULE & MAIL-IN REGISTRATION FORM

 

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Apr
18
Sat
LSVT BIG Training and Certification Course @ UAB Hospital
Apr 18 – Apr 19 all-day

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Aug
7
Fri
2020 ALAPTA Annual Conference @ Samford University
Aug 7 – Aug 8 all-day

Join us for the 2020 ALAPTA Annual Conference at Samford University. More information is coming soon.