In accordance with Chapter 298 of the Laws of 2006, licensed physical therapists with three years of practical experience may provide treatment to patients without a referral/prescription from a physician for 10 visits or 30 days, whichever comes first, beginning November 23, 2006
Medicare, Workers’ Compensation and no fault insurances still require a physician referral and prescription in order to reimburse for physical therapy services
NOTICE: Without a referral/prescription, your private insurance company may not cover physical therapy treatments.
If you are planning to use the Direct Access Agreement, you can print the Direct Access form the Patient Forms tab or fill it out before your evaluation.
To learn more about Direct Access please visit: http://www.apta.org/