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Beginning in January 2022, payment for Medicare Part B services provided by physical therapist assistants (as well as occupational therapy assistants) will be reduced by 15% due to a provision in the Balanced Budget Act of 2018. While the differential is required by law, the approach CMS is taking to the system is flawed and puts patient access to needed services at risk, particularly in rural and underserved areas.


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