Weekly Round-Up: 2.1.2015
What Really Happens in Physical Therapy
via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on February 1, 2015
“Maybe you’re recovering from surgery or dealing with a condition such as arthritis or back pain. Or maybe you’re just combating the aches and pains of advancing years. But one way or another, Consumer Reports notes, there’s a good chance that at some point, you’ll join the millions of people who are referred to a physical therapist each year.” Read more …
#dptStudent Chat Transcript – Choosing the Right PT School
See what your colleagues have been talking about this week.
via Evidence In Motion on January 30, 2015: Read summary …
via symplur on January 28, 2015: Read transcript …
‘Prevent Interruptions in Physical Therapy’ Act Introduced in House and Senate
via APTA (PTinMotion News) on January 30, 2015
“The ability of physical therapists (PTs) in private practice to improve continuity of care for their patients is a step closer to becoming a reality: this week, companion bills were introduced in the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would extend so-called “locum tenens” provisions to PTs.
Known as the Prevent Interruptions in Physical Therapy Act (H.R. 556/S.313), the identical bills would allow a PT to bring in another licensed provider to treat Medicare patients and bill Medicare through the practice provider number during temporary absences for illness, pregnancy, vacation, or continuing medical education.” Read more …
Coming Up This Week: CSM 2015
The Combined Sections Meeting happens this week. Follow #APTACSM on Twitter for real time updates throughout the week. The PT Student will be there! Follow @ThePTStudent and @JenBresnick or on Facebook.