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A report released today revealed that virtual health technologies, when guided by a physical therapist, deliver ″clinically meaningful improvements in pain and function″ for patients with musculoskeletal conditions. The report, Virtual…
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On April 23, the FTC issued a final rule banning employers from using non-compete clauses with workers. Following are some main points of this new rule. Employers are banned from entering into or attempting to enforce any new noncompetes.…
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In a continued reexamination of prior authorization policies, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will require Medicare Advantage, or MA, plans to analyze the impact of prior authorization through a health equity lens.…
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The Clinician Practice Information (CPI) Survey, a partner survey to the Physician Information Survey (PPI) is underway, and selected Physical Therapists are encouraged to engage in this effort.  The intent of the surveys, which have been…
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On April 23, the FTC issued a final rule banning employers from using non-compete clauses with workers.   Following are some main points of this new rule. Employers are banned from entering into or attempting to enforce any new non-…
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The Feb. 21 hack of the data interchange company caused disruptions for providers and patients. Here's an information roundup provided by APTA. *This article will be updated as new information becomes available, so check back for updates.…
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APTA offers an updated fee schedule calculator based on a 1.68% increase to the conversion factor implemented March 9.  Members can choose between two versions of the tool, depending on when services were provided. Read Full StorY on APTA…
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PT Business Bootcamp offers new members the opportunity to get acquainted with the section's many offerings and form connections with fellow members. Networking has long been recognized by members as a key component of membership in the…
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The federal government continues to react to the United Health Group cybersecurity incident. A subsidiary of the group, Change Healthcare, which deals with as many as half of the payment transactions in the US health care system, has not…
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The relief program could provide up to 30 days' payment — which would be recouped later — to improve short-term cash flow. Read Full Story on APTA News