ATPPS Letter to CMS on DME Ruling – New Product Categories

The Board of the ATPPS wanted to notify the membership of a CMS proposal that could have implications on your facility.  ATPPS has submitted a comment to CMS asking for a longer comment period as the current comment period is only about a month long, significantly less than the standard comment period. Our letter can…

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Final CMS Ruling/Provisions for CY 2019

In September 2018, the ATPPS board, provided public comment on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed Physician Fee Schedule. The ATPPS full comment can be found in the Member Documents section of our website. CMS has recently released their final ruling and provisions for CY 2019 and include some provisions that may benefit those…

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CMS Open Comment

In September the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) was seeking public comment for new proposed rules. This major proposed rule addresses changes to the Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) and other Medicare Part B payment policies. These public comment periods do not happen that often. The board of the ATPPS is committed to reviewing all CMS…

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Athletic Training Milestones Project

The Athletic Training Milestones Project Team has worked collaboratively since 2016 to develop the Athletic Training (AT) Milestones to enhance and facilitate assessment of student and resident learning.  The AT Milestones are designed for use in evaluation of athletic trainers in the context of their participation in Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited professional…

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Athletic Trainers in Physician Practice Society (ATPPS) Statement Regarding the Orthopedic Physician Extender Certification (OPE-C)

The American Society of Orthopedic Professionals (ASOP) has recently developed and advertised an OPE-C. This certification is being marketed towards athletic trainers working in the physician practice setting to elevate the clinical specialty in orthopedics for the athletic trainer. The certification is only offered to athletic trainers who currently hold or are working towards an ATC credential. Following…

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ATPPS Website Redesign

You Spoke, We Listened! Welcome to the brand new ATPPS website! We have been working hard since February to bring you a new platform that will be user friendly and easy to use. We have included many new features that will allow us to better serve you, our members! Included new features include: Members only…

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