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CMS: Withdraw Proposal for Inpatient Rehab, AMRPA and AAPM&R Urge

The American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) are joining forces to urge the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to withdraw its proposal to implement a new “Review Choice Demonstration” for inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and units, commonly referred to as inpatient rehabilitation facilities, or “IRFs."

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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What Has the Greatest Influence on Post Hip Fracture Surgery Outcomes? Hint: It’s Not Therapy

The rate of recovery and a patient’s length of stay at nursing and rehabilitation facilities are associated with a patient’s mobility and their ability to provide self-care when they are discharged following hip fracture surgery, according to a new study from the George Washington University (GW), published in JAMA Network Open.

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