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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The Scenery Never Changes Unless You Are The Lead Dog

Over the last 20 years I have been practicing in outpatient orthopedics as a physical therapist.  During those 20 years I have had many discussions with colleagues regarding our role as rehabilitation specialists in the medical model with many physical therapists expressing frustration with the model in which they practice.  The primary root of the frustration is the perception that…

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