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Physical therapy

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Physical therapy provider fans out

Tx:Team has always run its business by sending its therapists to wherever patients are—rather than wooing them into its own facilities. Now, financial pressures from Obamacare and cash-strapped employers are pushing all health care providers to do the same.
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Independent doctors fear loss of referrals

Independent health care facilities, like Body One Physical Therapy, are seeing referrals from physicians beginning to slacken as more and more doctors become employees of hospitals. The hospitals request that doctors send patients to their in-house physical therapy practices.
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PEASE: Archaic physical therapy laws drive up health costs

If you want to see a physical therapist in Indiana, you must first see a physician for a consultation and referral. It’s the law. Indiana is one of only six states where patients are denied direct access to physical therapy treatment, and one of only two states where evaluation without referral is prohibited.
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