• JULY 9, 2018
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    Join DPTA for our Summer Lecture Series: Communication Skills for Working with People Who Have Dementia

    Tuesday, July 31st 6–8pm The Christiana Care John H. Ammon Medical Education Center 4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Christiana Hospital Campus Newark, DE 19718 This course, presented by Dr. Cathy Ciclek | PT, DPT, FAPTA, will help you take a second look at how your approach and word choices impact a person with dementia and how care partners can better

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    • MAY 8, 2018
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    Red White and Brew – National Advocacy Event

    The second annual National Advocacy Event for the Delaware APTA Core Ambassadors and the Delaware Physical Therapy Association (DPTA) took place on April 26th. This event was an evening of wine, beer, and bourbon tasting as well as talks from our distinguished featured speakers, Cathy Ciolek, PT, DPT, FAPTA (Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist, DPTA delegate and

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    • FEBRUARY 14, 2018
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    CMS Issues Coding, Other Details on Supervised Exercise Therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease

    US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released details on how it will process claims made as a result of its decision to cover supervised exercise therapy (SET) in the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). The expansion covers physician-referred SET for up to thirty-six 30- to 60-minute sessions over a 12-week period.

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    • FEBRUARY 8, 2018
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    UPDATE: Therapy Cap Repeal

    Last night the U.S. House of Representatives released legislative language on Medicare extenders that are currently included in the continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government beyond the current February 8, 2018 expiration date.   The good news is language to permanently repeal the hard therapy caps is included in the House bill.   It would address

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