FIRST VISIT INFO
Your evaluation will be 60 minutes. You will meet with your therapist and a treatment plan will be established so that you may meet your physical or occupational therapy goals. Each of your following appointments will be between 40- 60 minutes. Your doctor and therapist will determine how many times a week you will need to attend therapy. You should arrive 30 minutes early so that the front office staff can organize your paperwork and make the necessary copies of your insurance cards.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
- Insurance card/s
- Driver’s License
- Prescription from your physician for therapy services
- Paperwork packet (download and print the forms from our site)
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO WEAR:
- Loose, comfortable clothing
- Bring or wear appropriate shoes for exercising (if applicable)
- Payment is due at the time of each service
- The front office staff will advise you of your financial responsibility on your first visit, if not before
- We accept cash, checks, debit cards, VISA, MASTERCARD.
DO WE ACCEPT MEDICARE
Yes, we are a Medicare provider. Medicare covers 80% of your physical therapy. If you have a secondary insurance plan, it will cover some or all of the remaining costs. As a courtesy we bill all secondary insurances.
DO WE ACCEPT PRIVATE INSURANCE?
We will accept any insurance and bill as a courtesy to our patients. We participate with most health insurance plans; however it is very important to call for benefits prior to attending therapy to ensure that services will be covered. We will call to verify your benefits for you.
HOW DO I KNOW WHAT MY INSURANCE WILL COVER?
As a courtesy to our patients we will call to verify your benefits for therapy services. Please remember that a verification of benefits IS NOT a guarantee of payment. We are often quoted incorrect information and can only relay what we are told by your insurance company. It is always a good idea for you to call to verify this information.
DO I NEED A PRESCRIPTION OR REFERRAL FROM MY DOCTOR?
Anyone can receive physical therapy without a prescription, however many insurance companies require a prescription in order for the insurance to cover it. All patients require a prescription for therapy services in order for their insurance to cover it, except Priority and Priority Medicare. Private insurance companies may or may not require that you obtain a prescription. Some require a direct referral from your primary care physician (PCP). In all cases, it is important to call to verify this information with your insurance prior to starting treatment.