A Post-House Packet containing draft final language for all motions acted on at the 2013 House of Delegates (House) in Salt Lake City is posted at the 2013 House of Delegates webpage and on the House of Delegates community.
Official language for new and amended positions will be updated on the APTA website by September 23, in conjunction with the posting of the official House minutes to the House community archive.
In the meantime, the position that was rescinded at the 2013 House (Direct Access and Attainment of “Physician-Status” as Applied Under the Medicare Program HOD P06-05-16-08) has been removed from the APTA website.
A summary of the 2013 House has been prepared in Word and PowerPoint to serve as foundational elements for newsletter articles and presentations to educate members and nonmembers on the actions taken by the House. Those summary resources can be found along with other post-House content in the House community within the 2013 archive documents.
The livestream of the entire 2013 House remains available to APTA members here.
The New York Physical Therapy Association has pledged $125,000 toward the Foundation for Physical Therapy's Center of Excellence for Health Services/Health Policy Research.
The Center of Excellence will train the next generation of physical therapist investigators who will gain skills necessary to examine effective delivery, organization, financing, and analysis of outcomes.
"We are extremely pleased that the New York Physical Therapy Association has made this generous pledge to help support the largest grant in the Foundation's history," stated Foundation President William G. Boissonnault, PT, DPT, DHSc, FAPTA, FAAOMPT.
Six months into the yearlong fundraising campaign for this initiative, the Foundation has surpassed the half-way mark with more than $1.9 million raised toward the goal of $3 million.
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