October 2019 TRICARE Update

October 14, 2019
Rick Gawenda

On December 20, 2018, the Department of Defense (DoD) released the long awaited proposed rule to add physical therapist assistants (PTAs) and occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) as TRICARE authorized providers. TRICARE accepted comments on the proposed rule until February 19, 2019.

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  1. Does the restriction for PTA’S AND OTA’S seeing a patient with Tricare apply to SLPA’S too?

  2. I thought we were getting closer to a 1/1/20 start date? What’s the hold up? So sad, I have a OTR going out on maternity leave and will be cancelling most of her patients because I only have COTA to cover.