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Career Center

Looking to find your next career? The Home Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is invested in helping more than 2400 members who are physical therapists, physical therapists assistants, and students by providing resources, education, and networking opportunities. Through the Home Health Section Career Center employers can post jobs, search resumes, and connect with the physical therapy industries top professionals. Job seekers can post resumes, search jobs, and connect with career coaches to help them further their careers. Whether you are posting a job or looking for a job, you've come to the right place!

Visit the Career Center!
 

Members: Tell Us Your News!

APTA Home Health Section would love to hear about exciting changes and achievements in your professional and personal endeavors. Please fill out the form here so your news can be highlighted in our bi-weekly e-mails and possibly at our events. Click below to tell us your news!

Click here to tell us your news!
 

 

CMS Quarterly OASIS Q&As


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released their Q&As for January 2020. Members, please login and click the link below to view. Also released was a clarification Q&A that supersedes the October 2019 CMS Quarterly Q&A #6. Members, click here to view.

Click Here to view January 2020 Q&As

 

 

HHS Comments to CMS re: Patients Over Paperwork

Posted: January 21, 2020

In collaboration with APTA and our Government Affairs Committee (GAC), the Home Health Section generated and submitted the letter below to the CMS. It is in response to their request for additional input and recommendations regarding elimination of specific Medicare regulations that require more stringent supervision than existing state scope of practice laws, or that limit health professionals from practicing at the top of their license. 

Members: please click the link to login and view the comments.

Click here to View Comments!

 

Technical Expert Panel Nominations

Posted: January 6, 2020

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking nominees to serve on 2 different technical expert panels that are of relevance to the physical therapy profession:

1. Technical expert panel to develop days at home quality measure
2. Technical expert panel to develop functional outcome quality measures for the home health setting

APTA would like to nominate members to serve on these TEPs. Members can find information about both opportunities, including the time commitment, by clicking on each TEP above and logging in to view details. Please contact the Director of Regulatory Affairs, Kara Gainer ([email protected]), as soon as possible if you or someone you know would to be considered for nomination for either TEP. 

 

 
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