The United States Senate and House of Representatives have passed legislation to fund the federal government until February 8, 2018 and fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program for 6 years. President Trump signed the bill Monday evening. Unfortunately, the legislation had no language in it regarding the therapy cap, repeal of the therapy cap and/or extension of the therapy cap process for calendar year 2018. So what does this mean for Medicare beneficiaries receiving outpatient therapy services?
Currently, there is a hard therapy cap of $2010 for physical therapy and speech-language pathology services combined and a separate $2010 for occupational therapy. There is no therapy cap
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