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2013-09-30 23:03:33

A record-breaking 750 Lobby Congress As Part of The American Occupational Therapy Association's Annual Hill Day Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 At least 750 occupational therapy clinicians, educators, and students from across the U.S. convened on Capitol Hill this morning to discuss key legislative issues affecting the profession and the state of health care. Organized by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Hill Day is an annual opportunity for...

2013-09-20 23:02:32

Rehab Management Solutions (RMS) is proud to offer a new ½ day Documentation & Coding Summit to help clinic owners and directors protect their practice, fulfill the requirements of their Corporate Compliance Policy and ensure all providers understand their professional responsibility of compliant documentation. Sturtevant, WI (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 A payor walks into your private physical or occupational therapy clinic to audit your documentation. Are you prepared to properly...

2012-10-29 07:26:03

KALISPELL, Mont., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As of October 1, 2012, outpatient settings are subject to a Medicare therapy cap of $1,880 for physical therapy. Unlike these outpatient facilities, hospitals would no longer be subject to the Medicare therapy cap after December 31, 2012. Professional Therapy Associates, a Montana physical therapy clinic, plans to maintain high-quality, individualized treatment plans despite the cap, and help patients become familiar with changes. The...

2012-03-08 11:41:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many Medicare beneficiaries face obstacles that either delay or prevent them from obtaining critical durable medical equipment and services (DME) in nine regions of the country where a controversial procurement system was implemented a year ago, according to data collected by the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare). Medicare beneficiaries submitted comments to AAHomecare sharply contradicting assurances by the Centers...

2012-02-20 06:00:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As healthcare costs continue to rise, AquaHab Physical Therapy has implemented new policies and practices to ensure that treatments remain affordable for patients. The multi-clinic practice, which offers both land-based physical therapy and aquatic therapy, provides rehabilitative treatments and other physical therapy services to patients throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. "The current healthcare crisis is making it increasingly...

2012-02-15 11:06:00

- Coalition highlights importance of extending therapy caps - WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advocating on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries who receive outpatient rehabilitation services every year, the Therapy Cap Coalition on Feb. 14 urged members of the Congressional Conference Committee to show their love to seniors this Valentine's Day by providing the longest possible exceptions extension for Medicare Part B therapy services in the...

2011-07-25 13:36:00

KYLE, Texas, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Physiotherapy Associates, the nation's foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, recently opened a new physical therapy clinic in Kyle, TX. The Strickland Physical Therapy clinic offers a comprehensive range of physical therapy services, including: sports injury rehabilitation, pre/post-op rehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation, spinal rehabilitation, hand therapy, manual therapy, craniofacial therapy, Healthy Partner Programs,...

2011-04-19 00:00:00

Legislation introduced today will protect the nation's senior citizens from arbitrary limits on physical therapy services so often needed after a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or hip fracture, or to effectively manage conditions such as Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, or arthritis, says the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Alexandria, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 15, 2011 Legislation introduced today will protect the nation's senior citizens from arbitrary limits on physical...

2010-03-03 15:49:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) joined with more than forty patient advocacy groups and health care organizations today to thank Congress for temporarily reinstating the therapy cap exceptions process and urge for a long-term solution to ensure that Medicare beneficiaries can continue receiving necessary rehabilitative services. The Temporary Extension Act of 2010 (HR 4691), which was passed by the US House of...

2010-03-03 13:43:00

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Larry Minnix, President & CEO, American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, on the therapy cap coalition press conference: "We thank Congress and President Obama for extending the Medicare Part B therapy cap exceptions process for an additional 30 days. The exceptions process works well to ensure that Medicare beneficiaries get the therapy they need to resume their regular activities and...