Who Writes Progress Reports Under Medicare Part B

April 30, 2018
Rick Gawenda

I am often asked if physical therapist assistants (PTAs) or occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) can write the progress report that is required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) at least once every 10 visits for Medicare beneficiaries receiving outpatient therapy services. CMS is very clear on their answer regarding this question.

According to CMS, the required progress report

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