Government Affairs

The Home Health Section Government Affairs Committee works to increase Section and association members’ awareness of, and involvement in, regulatory and legislative issues and activities relevant to the practice of physical therapy in the home health setting.

Critical information and current initiatives are linked on this page. Please note that features marked with an asterisk (*) are for Section members only.

Committee Members:

  • Carol Zehnacker, PT, DPT, MS, CEEAA, Chair
  • Jeannie Cushman, PT, DPT, MS
  • Justin Elliott (APTA Staff)
  • Kara Gainer, JD (APTA Staff)
  • Ruth Haefner, PT, MHS
  • Bud Langham, PT, MBA
  • Tonya Miller, PT, DPT
  • Kip Schick, PT, DPT, MBA (APTA Board Liaison)
  • Ellen Strunk, PT, MS, CEEAA, GCS
  • Jonathan Weber, PT, DPT, GCS

Content Champions*: Government Affairs Committee members are assigned to specific key regulatory areas and serve as experts in those areas.

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