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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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Oregon Newspaper Explores the Realities of Therapy Cap

April 24, 2015: On Capitol Hill, votes around a repeal of the Medicare outpatient therapy cap may seem to be about politics a... read more ›

What Went Wrong? A Case Study of Patient Injury During Physical Therapy Session

April 24, 2015: A patient injures herself during a physical therapy session. What happens next? read more ›

Physical Therapy for Voice Problems? Absolutely, Says One Specialist

April 23, 2015: A prominent specialist at the University of Virginia is voicing support for physical therapy by using physica... read more ›

Push for More Data Reiterated in Proposed CMS Rule on Inpatient Payment

April 23, 2015: The recently released proposed rules for inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS) continues the US Center... 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 ›