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Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress Recessed for 2017 Without Addressing Medicare Therapy Cap »
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your Federal Affairs Liaison Update (November 2017) »
YOUR FEDERAL AFFAIRS LIAISON UPDATE By: Julie Schwertfeger, PT, DPT, MBA, CIBIST, IPTA Federal Affairs Lia...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dry Needling: Rules Process to Begin »
Dry Needling: Rules Process to Begin Governor Bruce Rauner (R) signed legislation Friday, August 25, 20...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring into Summer Federal Advocacy Update Make your Voice Heard This Summer »
FEDERAL UPDATE Spring into Summer Federal Advocacy Update Make your Voice Heard This Summer...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dry Needling Legislation Update »
Dry Needling Legislation Update A...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Bill Could Make Medicare More Telehealth-Friendly »
New Bill Could Make Medicare More Telehealth-Friendly Medicare could become much more open to telehealth...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Time is Running Out for Acupuncture and Dry Needling Bills to be Passed in the General Assembly »
Time is Running Out for Acupuncture and Dry Needling Bills to be Passed in the General Assembly Over the p...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Federal Advocacy Forum Urgent Update »
2017 Federal Advocacy Forum Urgent Update By: Julie Schwertfeger, PT, DPT, MBA, CBIST Illin...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Acupuncturists and Athletic Trainers Introduce Legislation to Expand Scope of Practice »
Acupuncturists and Athletic Trainers Introduce Legislation to Expand Scope of Practice Last week the acu...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Protecting PTs Traveling With Sports Teams »
Next on agenda: Protecting PTs Traveling With Sports Teams Last week, the US House of Representatives passed the Sports...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obama signed the Century Cures Act - What does that mean for PT? »
Obama signed the Century Cures Act - What does that mean for PT? Last month, President Barack Obama signed into law the...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Rehabilitation Research (HR 1631) Next Step: President’s Desk to be signed into Law »
Rehabilitation Research and People with Impairments Win Support from Congress with the Passage of the 21st Century Cures A...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Updates: October 2016 »
Federal Updates: October 2016 Though time is brief, there is still time to reach out to you...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Updates: September 2016 »
FEDERAL UPDATE Therapy Cap Members of Congress are continuing to acknowledge the importance of access to physical t...
Tuesday, June 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois Legislative /Policy Updates- June 2016 »
Illinois Legislative /Policy Updates Workers Comp: Proposals to cut wo...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call to Action: Rehabilitation Research (S.800/HR 1631) »
Federal Issues: Call to Action! Your action is needed in this short window following the 2016 Federal Advo...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Budget Crisis Continues to Impact PT »
State Budget Crisis Continues to Impact PT The good news is with only days left on the Ill...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Highlights from APTA's Federal Advocacy Forum »
Pictured: Illinois Delegation with Senator Mark Kirk: Kathleen Chizewski, Frank Puc, Julie Schwertfeger, Chris Egizio, M...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Co-pay Legislation Moves Forward in Senate: Placed on Senate Calendar for Second Reading »
Senator Sandoval has been our primary advocate for co-pay equity since 2014. Our goal is to ensure that the insurance co...
Monday, April 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Athletic Trainers Seek to Expand Scope of Practice to Include Treatment of Non-Athletes »
Athletic Trainers Seek to Expand Scope of Practice to Include Treatment of Non-Athletes - updated 4/5/2016...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Rauner signs Senate Bill 7 (Youth Sports Concussion Safety Act) into public law. »
On August 3rd, Governor Bruce Rauner signed   Senate Bill 7 (Youth Sports Concussion Safety Act) into public law.&nb...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor signs IL PT Act into law »
On August 3rd, Governor Bruce Rauner signed   Senate Bill 837 (IL PT Act) into public law. In addition...
Thursday, July 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SB 7 and SB 837 sent to Governor - Early Intervention Services still in Limbo »
Both the House and Senate returned to session this week and continue their budget debate.  While the battles continue...
Thursday, July 17, 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
Press Release: Governor Signs SB3115 Amending IL PT ACT: Testimonials in PT Advertising »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE----- July 17, 2014 GOVERNOR SIGNS SB3115 AMENDING IL PT ACT: TESTIMONIALS IN PT AD...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SB 3115 Passes Both Chambers »
On Tuesday, May 13th, SB 3115 (use of testimonials in advertising) passed out of the House. Thank you to Senator Clayborne...
Friday, December 6, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Year End Legislative Status »
IPTA members, Chapter staff, lobbyists, and legal team have been working diligently throughout the year keeping up to dat...

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