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HB 1263 Filed, Patient Access to Physical Therapy Services

Tuesday, February 10, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Paul Hardin
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House Bill # 1263, direct patient access to physical therapy services, was filed this morning by Rep. Richard Raymond (Laredo). Current law requires a referral to initiate physical therapy, adding to the time and cost of healthcare for Texans. Currently, 44 other states allow their citizens to receive physical therapy treatment without a referral. Texas is behind in this area, with 200 million other Americans having better access to care than Texans.

 

Contact your Texas legislators today, and let them know you support this patients right, freedom of choice bill. In addition, please sign the petition at http://mychoicept.com/

 

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