You flooded Capitol Hill with over 54,000 letters. Now it’s time to raise our voices with Medicare. Today, APTA is rallying again to call on all PTs, PTAs, and physical therapy students, colleagues, friends, and family to contact Medicare (the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) to fight the Continue Reading
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Gain valuable insights, resources, and strategies to strengthen your professional journey and equip yourself with knowledge and tools to help advocate for the advancement of the pelvic health physical therapy profession! Stay informed on the latest legislative issues that impact Physical Therapists (PTs), Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs), Physical Therapy Students (SPTs), and the patients and clients we serve on a state and federal level.
Though over 52,000 letters have been sent to Capitol Hill against proposed cuts to physical therapy services, time is of the essence to call on Congress to stop the cuts. We need you to call your members of Congress today. Continue Reading
TODAY is the APTA #FightTheCut Virtual Rally, APTA Advocacy will have activities all day to spread the word, encourage engagement, and make some noise. Below are a few ways you can get involved and encourage your colleagues, patients, friends, family, etc. to do the same: Continue Reading
Our profession is facing Medicare payment cuts, and we need you and your patients and clients to take action to ensure Congress steps in. Over the past year, APTA and our members have sent thousands of letters to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services raising concerns about these cuts... Continue Reading
The IRS recently announced that the CARES Act Provider Relief Funds are considered taxable income. The following is from the HHS provider relief FAQs that were just posted yesterday (July 13). Continue Reading
As state and federal guidelines are updated in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy has received requests from members for guidance in re-opening their practices. Continue Reading
A $30 billion emergency relief package began rolling out on April 10, making direct deposits into provider and facility accounts based on 2019 Medicare billing. Continue Reading
s of March 30, 39 states have received federal 1135 waivers on a range of Medicaid requirements including prior authorization, provider enrollment, public notice mandates, and fair hearing request timelines. Continue Reading
The pediatric physical therapy resource is directed at PTs and PTAs who manage these patients, especially in school settings. Topics include school closings and IEP services, remote learning, and a discussion of factors that need to be considered in providing pediatric physical therapy via telehealt Continue Reading
Employers mandated to provide paid sick leave will be reimbursed, and quality reporting deadlines and requirements — including MIPS — have been relaxed. Continue Reading
We advise members to confirm the requirements with their MAC(s). We are continuing to work with CMS to get definitive guidance. We apologize for the confusion. Continue Reading
As a mother and Women’s Health pelvic floor physical therapist, I have been affected and disappointed in our healthcare system with the lack of postpartum physical and mental support. Through my own experience, through my friends, and especially my patients, I decided to contact a state senator and Continue Reading