Under existing law, physical therapy may only be performed based on a referral from a licensed physician, dentist, chiropractor, physician assistant, or certified registered nurse practitioner, except in limited, enumerated circumstances that allow a licensed physical therapist to perform an initial evaluation or consultation of a screening nature without a referral
This bill would further provide for a licensed physical therapist to perform physical therapy
Relating to physical therapy; to amend Sections 34-24-191, 34-24-210.1, and 34-24-217, Code of Alabama 1975; to further provide for the delivery of physical therapy services.
|March 12, 2020||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Health|
|Bill Text||HB444 Alabama 2020 Session - Introduced|