Tag: OT

Quality Payment Program

Quality Payment Program (QPP) Set to Return in 2020

Changes in store in year two This year was the first that occupational therapists who bill outpatient Medicare Part B were included in the Quality Payment Program (QPP) under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Occupational therapists will continue to report in two MIPS…

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Stroke & neurovascular Clinical update 2019 & current developments in stroke recovery & rehabilitation:

Interprofessional Symposium for Physicians and Other Health Science Professionals & Therapy Workshop: Handling Techniques for the Neurologically Impaired Patient 2019 Dates:  December 6, 7, 8, 2019 Location: Edison, NJ This annual conference is designed to comprehensively cover from a national best practices standpoint, the…

New Legislation EMPOWER-ing OTs

Allied Health Workforce Diversity Act to provide grants for underrepresented groups On the heels of unanimous passage in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday evening as part of the Educating Medical Professionals and Optimizing Workforce Efficiency and Readiness (EMPOWER) for Health Act of…

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Course Title: Kinesio Taping Assessments, Fundamental Concepts, and Techniques (Day 1 and 2),  and Kinesio Taping Advanced Techniques and Clinical Reasoning  (Day 3) Express

Dates: March 20-22, 2020 Course Description: The 20-hour Kinesio Taping® Express Course will present all the concepts and techniques of Kinesio Taping in an expedited course format.  The first day will present an overview of the development of the Kinesio Taping Method®, fundamental concepts,…

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I SURVIVED, NOW WHAT? Treating the Musculoskeletal Consequences of Maturing with a Chronic Pediatric Health Condition

Feb 28-March 1 Course Description: The good news:  children with complex medical problems are surviving to adulthood. The bad news: they are reaching adulthood with numerous musculoskeletal consequences of survival such as spinal deformities (thoracic kyphosis, scoliosis, etc.), rib cage restrictions (pectus deformities, rib…

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