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The Oregon Physical Therapy Association is a
chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association which represents over 90,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy nationwide and more than 1,300 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students in the state of Oregon.

APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.

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CMS Releases Proposed SNF Rule Heavy on Reporting Requirements

April 17, 2015: Proposed US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rules for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) woul... read more ›

Fight for Therapy Cap Repeal Says a Lot About APTA Members—And It's All Good

April 17, 2015: Although APTA, its members, and supporters were left with a mixed bag when Congress passed legislation that e... read more ›

CMS: Some Claims Will be Reprocessed in Light of SGR Repeal Legislation

April 16, 2015: The relatively small number of Medicare claims that were processed during the brief time between the implemen... read more ›

PTs in the ED: Australian Study Supports Role of PTs as Primary Patient Contact in Certain Cases

April 16, 2015: A new study from Australia has found that when physical therapists (PTs) serve as a primary patient contact i... read more ›

URGENT Action on the Therapy Cap

Please call Senators Wyden and Merkley NOW and ask them to support allowing this amendment to be considered as part of the S... read more ›

Changes to Regence Care Core program are announced

The OPTA has been hard at work with the other NW Chapters and Regence to improve the Care Core process for our members and th... read more ›

Therapy Cap Update - What you need to know and Call to action

On Thursday, March 26 the House of Representatives passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2) by a vote... read more ›