H.R.1829 - Medicare Patient Access to Physical Therapists Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.1829 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in House (03/31/2009)
Medicare Patient Access to Physical Therapists Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to authorize qualified physical therapists to provide services for Medicare beneficiaries without the requirement of a physician referral.
Provides for treatment of outpatient speech-language pathology services separately from outpatient physical therapy services.