Want to Move PT Forward in 2019? Take the Industry Survey.

Never underestimate the power of data. Whether it be proving the efficacy of physical therapy in stymieing opioid use among chronic pain patients or convincing payers to create clearer pathways between patients and PTs, data is the catalyst for sparking change within our industry.

But all too often, we lack the data needed to ignite that spark, which is part…

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MIPS: Is it Worth it?

With 2019 right around the corner, the question on many rehab therapists’ minds is what to do about Medicare’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). While next year will be the first year that PTs are eligible to participate, most won’t be required to do so (based on CMS’s eligibility criteria). In fact, the majority of rehab…

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In Celebration of World PT Day, It’s Time to Tackle the PT Awareness Problem in the US

September 8 is World PT Day—a day that was established to celebrate and bring awareness to our awesome profession across the globe. In case I haven’t made my love for the physical therapy industry abundantly clear up to this point, let me take this opportunity to do so. I wholeheartedly, whole-bodily believe in the power of what…

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It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over: Why Our Fight for Therapy Cap Reform Must Go On

I’m a firm believer in celebrating milestones. During my years as a practicing physical therapist, it was key to keeping my patients engaged in care. Now, as an advocate for the physical therapy profession, I find that taking a moment to celebrate victories is still just as important. For one thing, taking the time to appreciate how far you…

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