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Senate Bill 0430


Senate Bill 0430

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Physical therapy. Allows a physical therapist to provide subsequent treatment to a patient who was previously referred to the physical therapist for the same condition if: (1) the referral was given not more than 12 months before the request for subsequent treatment; and (2) the physical therapist contacts the referring provider within three days. Allows a physical therapist to evaluate a patient without a referral, but requires the physical therapist to contact the patient's appropriate provider and obtain a referral before providing treatment. Specifies when a psychologist may refer a patient to a physical therapist. Specifies that a physical therapist may perform sharp debridement only on the order of a physician.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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