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Professional Affairs

With increased scrutiny by insurance carriers of physical therapist services, it is important for providers to ensure they comply with current laws, regulations and payment policies. CPTA can provide information about payment and coverage rules that apply to physical therapy services.

Knowledge and skills in practice administration are important for members whether they own a practice, direct a department, manage a facility, or practice as an employee.

CPTA State Government Affairs is here to advocate for the achievement of our state legislative goals while defending the physical therapy scope of practice from infringement.

Direct Access

Consumer direct access is about improved consumer choice. As of January 1, 2014, your patients can directly access your services without first getting a physician diagnosis or referral.

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Physical Therapy Legislative Day

You will learn about the history of CPTA’s political endeavors and various issues that have a direct impact on your profession. You will receive expert advice on advocating from our seasoned lobbyist. You will meet with legislators and their staff members as you advocate for the physical therapy profession. And most of all, you will experience first-hand what a strong grassroots advocacy program can do.

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Centers of PT Practice Excellence Recognition Program

By establishing a set of quality practice indicators, physical therapist clinics are provided standards of excellence by which to measure clinical performance. This program provides clinics with the essential resources and guidance to become quality providers of physical therapist services.

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Referral for Profit

Referral for Profit or Self-referral in physical therapy describes a financial relationship between a physical therapist and a physician in which a physician (medical doctor, doctor of osteopathy, podiatrist, dentist or chiropractor) refers a patient for physical therapy and derives a financial benefit from the physical therapy services provided to the person who is referred.

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