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In this podcast titled, “APTQI – How Advocacy Can Drive Change” we speak to Nick Patel.  Nick is the National Director of Clinical Services and Regulatory Affairs for the Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI).

Our discussion with Nick focuses on:

– What is advocacy and why it is important
– What  are the types of activities involved with advocacy
– What was the genesis of APTQI
– How does  APTQI promote outpatient physical therapy
– APTQI and the proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule cuts
– How therapy leaders can get involved with advocacy
– The future of outpatient physical therapy