Physical Therapy News Week of January 7, 2019

TMNews: #65: Jan 7, 2019 MIPS, the PT Compact, Texas & Direct Access & ft. Dr. Ken Miller, PT on the Home Health Toolkit

It’s Monday, January 7, 2019: Download the episode here on iTunes or here on Stitcher (or, where ever you listen!)

Your Physical Therapy News for The Week: 

  • MIPS is here! Check out this resource from the APTA on how to participate in MIPS.
  • The APTA of MA has submitted guidelines for dry needling to the Board of Allied Health.
  • 3 new states have begun issuing privileges for the PT CompactThe list of states issuing privileges is now at 9: Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Texas, North Dakota, Oregon, and Utah.
  • Texas is going after direct access again! If you live in Texas, here are the details on how you can learn more:
    • Monday, January 14, 2019 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM CST
      South University
      1220 West Louis Henna Blvd Room 226
      Round Rock, TX 78681
      Speaker: Janet R. Bezner (Previous- Vice President of Education, Governance and Administration at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
    • Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST
      Therapy 2000
      2535 Lone Star Drive
      Dallas, TX 75212
      Speakers: Linda John and Angela Shuman (APTA director of state affairs.)

Featuring Dr. Ken Miller, PT on the new Home Health Toolkit: Applying the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines to the 2019 Toolkit

Full interview to release Wednesday, January 9th, on our Talus Media Talks channel. Subscribe here

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