Does the Medicare program require an order from a physician or non-physician practitioner in order for a Medicare beneficiary to have an outpatient physical, occupational and/or speech therapy evaluation? The answer is two-fold dependent upon your practice setting.
Lets begin with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) outpatient therapy rules and regulations. According to CMS Publication
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