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The new resources from APTA are intended to be used as quick-reference guides to help you stay on top of changes in whether and how telehealth can be used in physical therapy — PTs should still check with payers and state governments.

The new resources from APTA are intended to be used as quick-reference guides to help you stay on top of changes in whether and how telehealth can be used in physical therapy — PTs should still check with payers and state governments.

Keeping up with the rapidly changing telehealth environment during the COVID-19 pandemic can be dizzying. APTA can help steady things.

Now available from APTA: a regularly updated set of resources that track payment and regulatory policies related to the provision of telehealth by PTs The resources exist in five separate files:

The pages are intended as quick reference only; PTs should still carefully review individual payer policies and state laws and regulations before making a decision on providing telehealth to any patient.

APTA will update the content of the summaries weekly to keep up with changes.

Visit APTA's Coronavirus webpage for more information on the pandemic as it relates to the profession.


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