What's New Archives

10/22/2014

OPTA Seeking 2015 Annual Conference Sponsors!

Learn About Marketing with OPTA

10/22/2014

Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center Geriatric Residency Program - Accredited!

Recognized By the American Board of PT Residency & Fellowship Education

10/03/2014

Leadership Development Conference Handouts Here!

Available Online Only!

10/03/2014

Scientific Symposium Handouts Here!

Available Online Only!

09/26/2014

Congrats to the Winners of the National Student Conclave Trip!

From Cleveland State University and Ohio University

09/15/2014

Keynote Speaker Dianne Jewell, PT, DPT, PhD, CCS, FAACVPR to Present at LDC

Leadership Development Conference Coming Up!

09/02/2014

Meet Our 2014 Scientific Symposium Speakers!

Click to Read Bios & Course Descriptions for Fall Day of Learning

08/18/2014

Be Prepared for Changes Coming to Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

Changes to Incentive/Premium Discount Program Enrollment Deadlines

07/21/2014

Congrats to the Winners of the Student Essay Contest!

From Mount St. Joseph University and Walsh University

07/11/2014

Get Your ACCESS Articles Submitted!

Deadline: Friday, August 1

06/27/2014

Annual Conference 2015: Call for Presentations!

Want to present at Annual Conference 2015?

06/24/2014

Congrats to 2014 PODS I Scholarship Winners from Ohio!

Impressive Achievements from OPTA Members

06/23/2014

OPTA Office Back Up and Running!

Sorry for the Inconvenience

05/14/2014

Are YOU Ready for Advocacy Day?

May 21, 2014 is the day!

04/30/2014

OPTA Highlights 10 Years of Direct Access to Physical Therapy in Ohio

Video one piece of larger campaign celebrating landmark legislation

04/29/2014

OPTA Research Funding Opportunity

Call for Applications Announced

04/22/2014

Lt. Governor Mary Taylor to Speak at Advocacy Day!

Be an Effective Advocate for Your Profession!

02/19/2014

So, You've Received a CE Audit Notification...

Read on to find out what to do next [...]

02/07/2014

OPTA Enters APTA's 'Career Starter Dues' Incentive

Find out how you can save money during your professional transition [...]

01/23/2014

Professionalism: More Than a Word, Bigger Than the Profession

Read this Member Submission by: Chris Wilson, PT, DPT [...]

01/15/2014

Calling All OPTA Rock Stars!

Recognizing Our Members In Addition to Formal Awards [...]

01/13/2014

OSU Sports Medicine Upper Extremity Athlete Fellowship - Credentialed!

Recognized by American Board of PT Residency & Fellowship Education [...]

12/30/2013

License Renewal Time Already? Can I Still Take CE Courses!?

Simple answer, yes. Click this topic to learn more.

12/13/2013

OSU Sports Medicine Orthopaedic PT Residency - Re-Credentialed!

Recognized by American Board of PT Residency & Fellowship Education

11/22/2013

Cincinnati V.A. & UC Residency in Geriatric PT - Credentialed!

Recognized by American Board of PT Residency & Fellowship Education

11/15/2013

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports and Ortho PT Orthopedic Residency - Credentialed!

Recognized by American Board of PT Residency & Fellowship Education

10/25/2013

OPTA Recognizes 2013 Grant Recipients

Provided by the OPTA Research Committee

07/28/2010

Ohio State Fair This Weekend!

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.

07/10/2009

Call to Action on State Budget Affecting DME Services

PTs in skilled nursing care need to contact members of the Conference Committee to voice opposition to the bundling of their services.

06/26/2009

Providers to Serve on BWC’s Labor Management Advisory Council

The OPTA was successful in having an amendment included in House Bill 15, the Bureau of Workers Compensation Biennial Budget Bill.

06/11/2009

OPTA to Sponsor Ohio State Fair 5K

On Saturday, August 1st, OPTA will sponsor the Second Annual Ohio State Fair 5K Run and Walk.

06/03/2009

Highlights on Rules Changes Effective May 2009

The following is a brief summary of the rules changes made by the Physical Therapy Section that went into effect on May 1, 2009.

06/04/2008

OPTA UNVEILS NEW CAREER CENTER

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.

05/27/2008

Competitive bidding for DMEPOS under the Medicare Program

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.

05/13/2008

Tom DiAngelis Testifies before Congress on Fee Schedule Cuts

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.

04/14/2008

AWARDS NOMINATIONS

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.

12/20/2007

CONGRESS PASSES THE MEDICARE, MEDICAID AND SCHIP EXTENSION ACT OF 2007 (S. 2499)

Congress has approved legislation postponing the Medicare therapy cap and scheduled cuts to the physician fee schedule.

12/19/2007

Announcing the Launch of the STP Initiative

APTA is pleased to announce the launch of the Strategic Thinking and Planning (STP) Initiative.

01/02/2003

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Released

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.