Direct Access is the ability of a patient to obtain insurance covered physical therapy without a physician’s prescription.
Every state has different regulations regarding Direct Access, however Maryland has NO restrictions on Direct Access and Physical Therapy services are covered by most insurance.
- Means that anyone who would benefit from physical therapy can have access to treatment without a referral from their doctor.
- Eliminates the unnecessary barriers that delay treatment. These delays can result in higher healthcare costs, decreased functional outcomes and patient frustration. Removing these delays results in timely, more effective care.
- Allows you to make decisions regarding your own health care. Eliminating the referral requirement is one step in making health care more accessible to more people.
- Allows us to treat your aches, pains or functional deficits faster, accelerating the rehabilitation and recovery process and getting you back to your normal activities in a shorter amount of time.
Ask us today how Direct Access can help you.