Why join the ArPTA?

Members of the APTA and the Arkansas Physical Therapy Association (ArPTA) have access to various "benefits of belonging."  As a member, you should be aware of the benefits listed below.  As a non-member, you should be aware of all that you are missing out on!

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  What Does APTA and ArPTA Membership Offer You?

Legislative Representation - APTA represents you and your profession at the federal level.  ArPTA and APTA represent you and your profession at the state level.  APTA and ArPTA are your voice...and it's a voice that grows stronger with each new member.
Reimbursement Updates and Information
- APTA and ArPTA work hard to ensure that you receive adequate insurance reimbursement.  Lobbying efforts, public relations campaigns, and political action have brought about many positive changes in reimbursement policies.
News and Information 24 Hours a Day -
As a member, you can turn to APTA for answers to your physical therapy questions 24 hours a day. APTA is your best—and most trusted!—source of information about physical therapy.  Sources of information available FREE to members:

PT in Motion News Now—weekly electronic update with the latest in the world of physical therapy.
PT in Motion—APTA’s monthly magazine that brings you the latest from the clinic, the government, the Association, and the profession.
Physical Therapy—APTA’s award-winning, peer-reviewed journal documents the state of the art in the science and practice of physical therapy.
Dynamic Publications and Resources—available to members at a 40% savings off nonmember prices.
Plus many more valuable resources! Browse APTA’s Web site to learn more about the many more benefits APTA offers its members.

Continuing Education Opportunities

Career Development Resources - APTA gives you the tools you need to advance in your physical therapy career. Turn to APTA for information about new and emerging practice areas, for employment announcements, and networking opportunities with colleagues from across the United States.
Insurance and Financial Services - APTA membership gives you access to high-quality insurance and financial services, often at a discount.  Each of these programs have been reviewed by a committee of APTA members  and are monitored to ensure ongoing quality.  Whether you're a PT, PTA or student of physical therapy, APTA has the right program for you!  Of particular interest to you might be access to APTA's "Health Insurance Mart," a resource for self-employed physical therapists. 
Updates in Physical Therapy Practice and Research
Membership Directory

  ArPTA State-Level Benefits:

High profile political presence in the Arkansas State Legislature and throughout the State
State Legislature Health Fair and Lobby Day
Access to ArPTA-sponsored awards, grants, and forums 
Representation at state meetings (i.e., Insurance, Workers' Comp., etc.)
Annual Conference & Exhibition (member discount)
An Executive Committee and Board of Directors to lead and develop strategies to strengthen the association and the profession.
ArPTA quarterly newsletter, New Horizons 
Research Platform & Poster presentations
Representation by a Delegate Assembly to the APTA House of Delegates and National Assembly (PTA)
Access to ArPTA District meetings
Sponsorship of events at the district level
ArPTA Loan Program

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State PT Practice Act
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