Upcoming event

    • 24 Jan 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mount Saint Mary's University 10 Chester Place - Donahue Center Los Angeles, CA 90007

    General Meeting

    January 24, 2017

    The Transforming Power of Physical Therapy

    Health Reform Law and its Impact on Physical Therapists

    Justin Moore, PT, DPT

    Dr. Moore is the Chief Executive Officer for APTA. He has worked for APTA for the last 17 years. Dr. Moore will be review APTA’s Legislative, Political and Payment actions from 2016. Dr. Moore will be review APTA’s priorities for 2017 and how they may impact physical therapy practices.


    • Understand APTA’s priorities for 2017
    • Understand Health Care Reform’s impact on PT private practice
    • Understand Medicare’s Cap and Exception Process
    • Understand initiatives to advance the profession and PT’s in private practice

    Richard Katz, PT, DPT, MA

    Dr. Katz serves on the Private Practice Section of the APTA on the Payment Policy Committee, Chair of the ACO sub-committee, and serves on the Healthcare Policy Taskforce.  He is also a past member of the APTA Workforce Task Force. He is currently Vice President and Payer Contracting (West) for ATI Physical Therapy.

    Dr. Katz will be presenting the new Medicare evaluation codes. He will be presenting a straightforward approach on how to apply these codes in your practice. Although payment may not be impact this year, the proper use of the codes is essential for future valuation of the evaluation codes.


    • Identify the new language and structure of the evaluation and reevaluation codes
    • Describe the components that determine differences between complexity levels of the evaluation codes
    • Determine the appropriate evaluation code for several patient scenarios
    • Understand the impact of using the correct codes on the future of payment

    Event Time:

    6:00 – 7:00 pm Social Hour with Beer, Sodas and Waters

    7:00 – 9:30 pm Dinner Meeting and Speakers

    Registration Options:

                                         Regular Registration     Pay at the door

    CA PPG Member                     $30.00                       $45.00

    Non-CA PPG Member            $65.00                       $75.00

    Online – CA PPG Member     $25.00

                     Non-Member         $35.00

    Physical Therapy Student      $10.00                      $10.00

     All reservations must be made on-line at www.CAPPG.org

    Contact Dave Powers at palisadespt@aol.com or call at 310-871-9210 if you have any questions.


    Mount Saint Mary’s University – Doheny Campus – School of Physical Therapy

    10 Chester Place – Donahue Center

    Los Angeles, California 90007


    Parking – $5.00

    CEU’s Approved


    California Private Practice Group (CA PPG)



    26635 W. Agoura Rd., Suite 250
    Calabasas, CA 91302

    BMS Practice Solutions            
    1220 Dewey Way, Suite E, Upland, CA 91786
    909/981-2341 ext. 3101    | Fax 909/985-8834

So Many Resources Available

The CPTA has an amazing collection of resources available to members to assist Physical Therapist with informing their clients and patients with information on Direct Access as well as a large number of Direct Access Marketing Materials. 

Go to the CPTA Website and follow the link under advocacy.

Direct Access Disclosure

The public can now directly access physical therapist in CA.

The law requires physical therapist to provide a 14-point font written disclosure delineating the time period and the pain of care sign off and exam requirement as a condition for treatment by a physical therapist beyond the 45 days/12 visits.

Resourceful Links

CAPPG Website Managed by E-rehab.com