• PT-PAC supports and works to protect the physical therapy profession and its patients. Review the below priority issue or see other issues impacting the profession that are supported by the PAC through your donations.

    Challenge:

    Americans face multiple public health epidemics that are increasing health care costs and burdening the economy at large.

    Solution:

    Improve the health of Americans through increased access to cost-effective nonsurgical and nonpharmacological solutions, such as physical therapist services, by supporting the following policy solutions:

    • Advance the role of physical therapists in prevention and population health initiatives to combat health crises such as opioid addiction, concussions, and obesity.
    • Advocate for the role of physical therapists in chronic care management, including appropriate and consistent coverage of skilled maintenance therapy services.
    • Support funding and improved patient access to physical therapist services for programs that serve individuals with disabilities and at-risk populations, such as IDEA and Medicaid.
  • Last Updated: 8/29/2017
    Contact: ptpac@apta.org