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Steep Cuts to PT Services May Be Blunted

The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) applauds Representative Brendan Boyle (D-PA) for introducing the Outpatient Therapy Modernization and Stabilization Act, which, if passed, will extend a necessary lifeline to physical and occupational therapists who are struggling to maintain seniors’ access to therapy services amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

APTQI Applauds Bipartisan Lawmakers for Asking CMS to Clarify Justifications for Provider Reimbursement Cuts

The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) applauds the 99 bipartisan lawmakers in Congress for sending a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) asking the agency to provide additional information about its decision to cut payment for important healthcare services in its 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule.

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Preserve Medicare for Physical Therapy to Reduce Falls, APTQI Urges

As part of the recent observance of Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2019, the Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) calls upon the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to eliminate plans to impose an 8%, across-the-board cut to physical therapy services in 2021 in the proposed Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rule for 2020.

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