Close to 1000 PTs representing all 50 states stormed the Hill in Washington DC June 4th with a big rally and meetings with legislators. Tamra Wroblesky, SPT, and myself proudly representing the SoWH, received a crash course in how the APTA chooses “key” bills to concentrate lobbying efforts; Washing 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.
The GOOD NEWS is, as many of you have already heard, the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) was repealed preventing a 21% “reeducation” (polito-speak for reduction) in Medicare payments. For our therapists who treat patients with Medicare, expect a 0.5% tick up in payments from our government beginning J Continue Reading
You may recall reading an article published in the New York Times on April 28, 2014 regarding fraudulent billing practices of a physical therapist. Based on newly released Medicare data this therapist appeared to have treated approximately 1950 Medicare patients in 2012 resulting in 183,000 treatmen Continue Reading
In the healthcare environment, physical therapy professionals are finding new ways to expand their services to meet identified patient care needs, including opportunities within the area of women’s health. Continue Reading
One of the easily forgotten elements of professionalism is documentation! Attention to the mundane task of recording the elements of your treatment approach with clarity and consistency both protects your revenue source and can assist in reducing your litigious risk. Continue Reading