The evidence presented in "The Economic Value of Physical Therapy in the United States" can support efforts by payers, governmental entities, and employers seeking to improve health outcomes, increase patient access and choice, and promote cost-effective care.
Read APTA's policy paper, "Informing Health Care Policy for Better Outcomes and Cost-Effective Care," to learn how policymakers should use this report to inform legislative and regulatory efforts aimed at health care delivery and payment under Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payers.
Learn more about current federal legislation in the 118th U.S. Congress that would help support the economic value of physical therapy.
State Legislators, be sure to check out APTA's State Model Payment Bills, also aimed at advancing the economic value of physical therapy.
Learn more about specific legislation that can be adopted to align with the goals of The Economic Value of Physical Therapy in the U.S. Report, email APTA Public Affairs.