APTA has released a series of podcasts and transcripts as a follow-up to the January 27 audio conference "Physical Therapy and PQRS in 2011: 1.0% Bonus Payment" to provide more detail on some of the measures available to physical therapists (PTs) this year.
Measure 126: Diabetes Mellitus: Diabetic Foot and Ankle Care, Peripheral Neuropathy- Neurological Evaluation and Measure 127: Diabetes Mellitus: Diabetic Foot and Ankle Care, Ulcer Prevention – Evaluation of Footwear are covered in one podcast. Individual podcasts are available for Measure 128: BMI Screening and Follow Up, Measure 130: Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record, and Measure 131: Pain Assessment Prior to Initiation of Physical Therapy and Follow-Up. A single podcast on falls measures (Measure 154: Fall Risk Assessment and 155: Falls Plan of Care), announced in the February 11 issue of News Now, also is included in this series.
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