Working to advance the practice of physical therapy through legislative change is similar to riding a roller coaster. While on the legislative ride, there are high points to be enjoyed, but you can move from a high point to a low in what feels like a split second. I am sorry to share with you that Senate Bill 305 (PT Compact) finished at a very low point in the 2021 legislative session.Read more
Are you preparing to submit your abstract for CSM 2021? Are you interested in sharing your research with your colleagues?
Here is the perfect opportunity! At the 2020 Combined Conference, posters will be displayed by therapists from both Indiana and Kentucky on research, special interest, case study, or theory reports. This opportunity is open to all PTs and PTAs with eligible presentations.
Hello, Let me take this wonderful opportunity to introduce myself as Vishakha Hiremath, I am a physical therapist from Carmel, Indiana. I currently work at a Assisted Living Facility and I was recently appointed as the Geriatric State Advocate of Indiana through the APTA Geriatric Academy.Read more
Greetings! The Arthritis Foundation and American Physical Therapy Association are collaborating on a series of national initiatives. Arthritis Foundation and APTA Partnership The agreement affirms both organizations’ commitment to exchanging information, joining in advocacy efforts and public statements, and developing a liaison relationship to strengthen communication between the groups. Arthritis Foundation’s Recommendation of Physical TherapyRead more
We are looking for members who are willing to share their “Direct Access Success Stories”. This could be anything (examples below): Starting a cash-based practice that is primarily direct access. A specific patient story about an individual that you have treated successfully using direct access. Individuals who have advocated for direct access within larger health careRead more
APTA Indiana is Seeking Proposal Submissions for the 2021 APTA Indiana Fall Conference scheduled for November 5-6, 2021 (sessions held November 6) in Indianapolis, IN. Proposals for 1.5, 3, and 6 (lab sessions).hour educational sessions are now being accepted. Proposal submission deadline is May 1, 2021.Read more
We are excited to announce that APTA Indiana is forming a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force. This Task Force has been charged by the APTA Indiana Board of Directors to establish how we, as an organization, can be intentional in creating an inclusive environment for all physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, students of physical therapy and the society the profession serves.Read more
Over the past 1.5 years, since implementation of Anthem’s utilization management program for physical therapy, administered by AIM Specialty Health, physical therapy providers in Indiana and the other states AIM is present, have been challenged by obstacles.Read more