Orthopedics raise concerns about physical therapist access law
Posted on 6/9/2016 3:43:00 AM.

As a result of legislation approved state lawmakers and signed by the governor, patients have direct access to physical therapists without having to see a doctor first, but the Louisiana Orthopedic Association says this new law could be costly for patients. LOA spokesperson Barbara Carey says if patients want insurance to cover their PT treatment, they need to see a doctor first.

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