SB 644 Requires reimbursement amounts paid by health carriers to licensed physical therapists to be uniform regardless of the setting or venue in which the health care services are rendered
Sponsor: Schaefer
LR Number: 5234S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Small Business, Insurance and Industry
Last Action: 4/17/2012 - Hearing Conducted S Small Business, Insurance and Industry Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2012

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SB 644 - Under this act, reimbursement amounts and copays paid by health carriers for any particular health care service or procedure rendered by a physical therapist shall be in the same amount as reimbursements paid by health carriers to any other licensed physical therapist performing the same or similar procedures. Such uniform reimbursement requirement shall apply regardless of the setting or venue in which the health care services or procedures are rendered.

The act is identical to SB 148 (2011).

STEPHEN WITTE