Health within Reach

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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'Real-Time' Data From Nursing Home EMRs Could Aid in Falls Prevention

July 6, 2015: According to a new study, nursing home electronic medical records (EMRs) could contain predictive "real time" d... read more ›

Updated APTA Calculator Reflects 0.5% Increase in Payment Under Medicare

July 2, 2015: Stay on top of the new rates with APTA's MPPR calculator—an outpatient therapy claim pricer that can help you d... read more ›

From PT in Motion Magazine: Value vs Volume

July 2, 2015: Yes, physical therapists (PTs) should be judged by the value of their work; and no, that value should not be so... read more ›

What's Up at CMS? Here's a Quick Rundown of 5 Rules That May Affect You

July 1, 2015: Spring is gone, summer's here, and the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) just keeps on churning out mo... read more ›

Take Action: Support Your Colleagues on Capitol Hill This Week

On Thursday, June 4, over 1,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students of physical therapy will visi... read more ›

APTA Survey for Payment Reform Released

APTA will be surveying a portion of our members in the coming weeks about new CPT codes related to physical therapist evaluat... 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 ›