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  • APTA Member James Buskirk Examines Today Show Host for Balance Issues

    This morning’s airing of the Today show featured a segment with APTA member James Buskirk, PT, SCS. Show host Savannah Guthrie, who notes at times that she tends to be accident prone, traveled to Illinois to be evaluated by Buskirk. He performed a series of tests to track her vision, equilibrium, and spatial location, and he explained how he can design a rehabilitative program to help her with deficits in these areas.

    Registration Now Open for 2013 APTA State Policy & Payment Forum

    Registration is now open for the 2013 APTA State Policy & Payment Forum to be held September 15-17 at the Hilton in Omaha, Nebraska. This event is designed to increase your involvement in and knowledge of state legislative issues that have an impact on the practice and payment of physical therapy, and to improve your advocacy efforts at the state level.

    Programming will focus on physical therapy payment and legislative issues at the state level. Among the presentation topics are implementation of health care reform in the states, physical therapy copay legislation, telehealth, emerging scope of practice issues, strategies for negotiating with insurance companies, and infringement issues. To learn more about this year's forum and to register online, go to: www.apta.org/StateForum/.