The NCPTA Delegation, lead by NCPTA Chief Delegate Vickie Tilley, were actively involved in the APTA HOD.President Kyle Covington served on a special committee that reviewed House policies and made recommendations to update or rescind policies. The delegates voted on over 50 motions on various topics including the Essential Health Benefits under the Affordable Care Act, annual PT visits, direction and supervision of PTAs, and sexual harassment.The delegates voted to include rehabilitation services in the Essential Health Benefits with no arbitrary benefits. Go to apta.org to get full details. Final motions will be published on NCPTA website after they have been finalized by APTA.
The APTA House elected the following individuals to APTA offices:
Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD – Re-elected as APTA President.
Matthew R. Hyland, PT, PhD, MPA – Elected APTA Vice President.
Susan A. Appling, PT, DPT, PhD, Cindy Johnson Armstrong, PT, DPT, and Robert H. Rowe, PT, DPT, DMT, MHS, were reelected directors.
Dan Mills, PT, MPT will serve the 2-year remainder of Hylands's unexpired term as director.
Derek Fenwick, PT, MBA –Elected to Nominating Committee.
These terms become effective at the close of the House of Delegates on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.