What's New Archives
Happy Independence Day
Helpful Information for OPTA Members
Thoughts from APTA CEO J. Michael Bowers
Share Your Ideas and Collaborate on the Discussion Board
Upcoming Deadlines - July 10, August 3, August 14
Deadline: August 3, 2015
Submit By June 30 for Consideration
From OPTA Member Sanaz Holcomb, PTA
Photos + Press Release
Learn about this PT legislation
Deadline: August 14, 2015
New CEU Webinar Series Hosted by OPTA
House Bill 169
Here Are Some of the Highlights!
Meet Phil Schaub - DPT Student from OSU
April 9, 2015 is the day!
Tips, tricks and helpful links!
Cast Your Vote
Your Action is Needed!
Four Events You Don't Want to Miss!
National Award Winners, Scholarship Winners, or Grant Recipients!
Travel to APTA's PT Day on Capitol Hill
Deadline: Friday, February 20!
Read on to find out what to do next...
General Info + Helpful Resources
Recapping The Past Year as We Look Forward to 2015!
Just a Reminder!
Check them out!
Elect the Future Leaders!
Learn About Marketing with OPTA
Recognized By the American Board of PT Residency & Fellowship Education
Available Online Only!
Available Online Only!
From Cleveland State University and Ohio University
Leadership Development Conference Coming Up!
Click to Read Bios & Course Descriptions for Fall Day of Learning
Changes to Incentive/Premium Discount Program Enrollment Deadlines
Why Should YOU Attend?
From Mount St. Joseph University and Walsh University
Deadline: Friday, August 1
Don't Miss Out on Early-Bird Pricing!
On Sunday, August 1st, OPTA will sponsor the Third Annual Ohio State Fair 5K Run and Walk, as well as host a booth on the Midway Saturday, July 31st and Sunday, August 1st.
PTs in skilled nursing care need to contact members of the Conference Committee to voice opposition to the bundling of their services.
The OPTA was successful in having an amendment included in House Bill 15, the Bureau of Workers Compensation Biennial Budget Bill.
On Saturday, August 1st, OPTA will sponsor the Second Annual Ohio State Fair 5K Run and Walk.
The following is a brief summary of the rules changes made by the Physical Therapy Section that went into effect on May 1, 2009.
As your primary resource for professional development and services, the Ohio Physical Therapy Association is excited to announce a brand new addition to our website.
On July 1, 2008, physical therapists in Ohio will be affected by Medicare's Competitive Acquisition of Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS), also known as competitive bidding.
Tom DiAngelis, PT, OPTA Reimbursement Chair, testified on May 8 at a hearing of the Committee on Small Business of the U.S. House of Representatives.
We encourage you to take a moment and look at the PT's, PTA's, and students you work with, those you know through the association, and those you know personally. Consider nominating one, or all, of them for one of the awards listed below. This is a great opportunity to recognize those therapists who go above and beyond for their patients, for their colleagues, and for their profession.
Congress has approved legislation postponing the Medicare therapy cap and scheduled cuts to the physician fee schedule.
APTA is pleased to announce the launch of the Strategic Thinking and Planning (STP) Initiative.
CMS Accepts PT Practice Expense Data in Fee Schedule Rule
Payments to physical therapists will be increased by 2% beginning March 1, 2003, reflecting the acceptance by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of practice expense survey data submitted by APTA. The practice expense payments are part of the long-awaited final rule on the Medicare 2003 Physician Fee Schedule, released today by CMS.