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APTA Members Eligible for Interdisciplinary Orthopedic Conference Discount

Nov 7, 2018/News

The Interdsciplinary Conference on Orthopedic Value-Based Care, set for January 18-20 in Newport Beach, California, is offering APTA members a discount on registration.

CMS Finalizes 'Site Neutral' Outpatient Plan; New Approach to DMEPOS Bidding

Nov 5, 2018/News

CMS is ending payment rates that favor hospital-owned outpatient facilities over independent physicians' offices.

Final Home Health Rule Keeps New Payment Model—With a Few APTA-Supported Changes

Nov 1, 2018/News

The final home health rule released by CMS is nearly the same as what was proposed in July, complete with a major shift to an entirely new payment methodology.

Physical Activity May Decrease Mortality Risk in Frail Older Adults, Say Researchers

Oct 30, 2018/Review

Authors found that physical activity decreased mortality rates for healthy, prefrail, and frail adults over age 60.

USBJI Young Investigators Program Accepting Applications for 2019 Program

Oct 22, 2018/News

The USBJI and Bone and Joint Canada are now accepting applications for the Young Investigator Initiative, a career development and grant mentoring program.

CSM Delivers: Technology and Physical Therapy

Oct 22, 2018/News

The 2019 APTA CSM, set for January 23-26 in downtown Washington, DC, includes multiple sessions that go beyond the wow factor of technology and gets to practical applications in the clinic.

CSM Delivers: Moving Evidence Into Practice

Oct 22, 2018/News

The 2019 APTA CSM, set for January 23-26 in downtown Washington, DC, has no shortage of sessions focused on how PTs and PTAs can bring that evidence into practice.

CSM Delivers: Students and Early-Career PTs and PTAs

Oct 19, 2018/News

The 2019 APTA CSM, set for January 23-26 in downtown Washington, DC, will offer several sessions of particular interest to students, educators, and others interested in preparing the next generation of professionals.

The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, October 2018

Oct 17, 2018/News

"The Good Stuff," is an occasional series that highlights recent media coverage of physical therapy and APTA members, with an emphasis on good news and stories of how individual PTs and PTAs are transforming health care and society every day.

New Report Looks at Link Between Surgery-Related Opioid Prescriptions, Later Opioid Abuse

Oct 12, 2018/News

The Plan Against Pain (PAP) has issued a new report that focuses on the relationship between opioid prescriptions for surgical procedures and later opioid dependence and abuse.