According to APTA, all 50 states allow patients some level of direct access to treatment with a licensed physical therapist. However, the restrictions vary in each state, so it’s important as a private practice owner to be well-versed in the laws in your state.
If you’re considering opening a private physical therapy practice, you may be wondering if it’s better to have a cash-based practice.
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Direct access patients are available to all physical therapists, all over the country. Every state has at least some form of direct access, allowing PTs to take the driver seat in their patients’ health (APTA).
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