It’s Monday, February 4, 2019: Download the episode here on iTunes or here on Stitcher (or, where ever you listen!)
- NYC fair contract:
- PTs and OTs in New York City are fighting for a fair contract within the school system. On February 14th, the United Federation of Teachers in New York City will start a new contract for the New York City school system. 3,000 occupation and physical therapists will not.
- APTA strategic plan
- The plan has four main points: increase member value and engagement, fostering long-term sustainability of the profession, elevating the quality of care, and maximizing stakeholder awareness of the value of physical therapy.
- West Virginia bill allows unlicensed to practice PT
- A bill is making it’s way through the West Virginia legislature that would allow an unlicensed person to provide services as long as they told the consumer they were unlicensed. This includes PTs. Contact your representative today!
- Cash PT: more effective?
- In a recent study, researchers reviewed 48 charts for patients that paid cash, and found an average cost of care at $780 compared to an average of $936 in the insurance based study. They also found better patient outcomes in a cash-based setting.
Featuring Emily Roberts, on Pelvic Health and STAND: The Haiti Project
- To learn more about STAND: The Haiti Project, take a listen to our series, hosted by Whitney Doiron, over on our Talus Media Talks channel.