July 26, 2023
We recently shared part 1 (Physiatry and Primary Care: A Potent Pairing for Older and Aging Adults) of an interview that Talya Fleming, MD, FAAPMR, medical director of the Stroke Recovery Program, Post-COVID Rehabilitation Program and Aftercare Program at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute had with Patient Care Online on geriatric rehabilitation. In part 2 of this interview series (Long COVID in Older Adults: Be Alert for These Signs, says Physiatrist Talya Fleming, MD), Dr. Fleming discusses the clinical signs of Long COVID in older adults.
Nov 09, 2020
Last month, two bills were introduced in the House proposing solutions to the estimated 10.6% Physician Fee Schedule conversion factor cut expected to go into effect January 1, 2021. The bills offer some relief to the cut, but do not reflect a comprehensive or long-term solution. AAPM&R has therefore chosen to remain neutral regarding these bills.
Your Academy continues to advocate for a permanent solution to the conversion factor cut while maintaining the important payment increases to office and outpatient evaluation and management services.