A question I often receive is can a new graduate physical therapist or graduate physical therapist assistant treat Medicare patients while they are waiting to take their national examination and have their services supervised by a licensed physical therapist (PT) or physical therapist assistant (PTA) and billed to the Medicare program? Does the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) answer this question and if yes, where is the answer? In this article, when I mention Medicare, I am referring to traditional Medicare and not Medicare Advantage plans.
Yes, CMS does answer this question and the answer can be found
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