Physical Therapy Expert Melissa Prestipino, DPT: Physical Therapy Prescriptions


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Who can give a patient a prescription for Physical Therapy?


Internists, Family practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Orthopedists, Neurologists, Dentists and even Orthodontists, can give a patient a prescription for physical therapy.

In the state of NJ, a patient has “direct access” to a physical therapist as long as the PT writes a plan of care back to the physician and/or refers back to the physician when deemed medically necessary. However, most private insurances and Medicare will not reimburse for services unless the patient does have a MD signed prescription.

Melissa Prestipino, DPT
Sparta Fit For Life - Therapeutics Unlimited Rehab
Sparta, NJ
973-729-1222
www.turehab.com




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