Friday, December 09, 2011 Registration Deadline Approaches for Medicare 2012 Audio Conference Registration closes December 12 for APTA's Medicare 2012 - The Year Ahead for Outpatient Physical Therapy audio conference, which will be held December 15, 2pm-3:30pm, ET. New Medicare payment policies that will take effect in 2012 can have a significant impact on physical therapist practice and payment for outpatient therapy services. Find out the latest information on the new 2012 Medicare fee schedule payment rates, the therapy cap, the Physician Quality Reporting System, provider enrollment, Medicare Administrative Contractor activities, and more. Coding and payment policy expert Steve Levine, PT, DPT, MSHA, joins Gayle Lee, JD, APTA’s director of federal payment policy and regulatory affairs, to provide critical information about Medicare’s new rules affecting coverage and payment for physical therapy services in 2012. During a Q&A session following the overview, participants may ask questions directly to the experts. Learn more. Registration ends December 12 at 11:00 pm, ET, or as soon as all available spaces are filled. Register online today, or call APTA Member Services at 800/999-2782, ext 3395. If you can't participate live in the live event, you may purchase the downloadable file, which includes the audio conference recording and handouts, for the same price. The file will be available after January 1, 2012.