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Proposed 9% cut to therapy ‘potentially devastating’

A proposal to cut 9% from Medicare payments for physical and occupational therapy under the federal government’s Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule for 2021 could potentially have a “devastating impact” on providers if it goes into effect as presented, advocates warned Tuesday.

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