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APTA Hand and Upper Extremity promotes education and research in hand and upper extremity physical therapy, while advocating for the ever-changing needs of the communities it serves.


Happy Anniversary CHTs
(Posted: 05/04/2021)

On May 4th thirty years ago, the first Hand Therapy Certification Examination was administered at 28 test sites across the United States.  Thirty years later the examination is administered at more than 170 test centers worldwide and there are currently over 7,000 CHTs.

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PHE Extended to July 19
(Posted: 04/26/2021)

On 4/15/21, HHS Secretary Becerra extended the PHE schedule to expire 4/20/21.  The new expiration date is 7/19/21.

President Biden signed HR 1868
(Posted: 04/14/2021)

This prevents across-the-board direct spending cuts.

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