Time To Act: Lawmakers Must Address the PTA Differential

Congress is back in session and the push is on to fix this threat to patient access to care. Your voice is needed.

An APTA-supported bill now in the U.S. House of Representatives has the potential to address some of the most damaging elements of the flawed differential system that reduces payment for services delivered by a PTA or occupational therapy assistant by 15%. But lawmakers need to pay attention and act.

That's where you come in: You can help by by sending an email to your representative urging them to cosponsor H.R. 5536, as well as push for the legislation to be added to the next continuing resolution that Congress must pass in February. The APTA Patient Action Center makes it easy through a template system that only takes a few clicks to complete.

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