A Chapter of the American
Physical Therapy Association


 
 
  PTWA Mission: To advance the physical therapy profession in the state of Washington
through compassion, accountability, representation and excellence.

 

Member Benefits

 Continuing Education Opportunities and Discounts
 Reimbursement Information and Advocacy
 Legislative Advocacy
 Membership Directory
 News and Information
 Product and Service Discounts
 

Continuing Education Opportunities and Discounts

PTWA Conferences

Twice each year, PTWA holds a two-day conference featuring high-quality topical speakers. Visit the PTWA Conference website for topics, dates and locations for upcoming conferences.

APTA Continuing Education
APTA offers numerous courses at locations around the country, as well as online and audio learning options.


  Reimbursement Information and Advocacy
Use this form to fax your questions to the PTWA Reimbursement Committee and specialist for responses within three business days.
The committee continues to negotiate with and educate payers including Regence Blue Shield and the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries regarding reimbursement issues affecting physical therapy practice and services.

  Legislative Advocacy
The PTWA Legislative Committee and membership advocate with state and federal legislators, as well as regulatory agencies to improve:
Title protection and other scope of practice issues
Increased direct access
Improvements in Medicare
Preservation of Stark II rules against self-referral
  Membership Directory
Visit and search APTA's membership directory.
  News and Information
Ten times per year, PTWA members receive a copy of our newsletter, PTWA Connections. PTWA Connections provides news with a focus on what's timely, what's useful - and what's interesting about our members' lives.
PTWA members receive email messages about news that can't wait for the next newsletter - and calls to action, particularly during the legislative session.
The PTWA website provides a full range of information you can use, with our home page dedicated to what's hot right now.
  Product and Service Discounts
In addition to continuing education offerings, APTA provides a full range of products from educational journals and practice guides, to clinician's kits and monogrammed lab coats.

Additional products and services include:
Consulting services
Financing, loan and credit services
Insurance