Imagine being able to find a physical therapist in Illinois and book an appointment with no tedious paperwork, no back-and-forth calls with your provider about whether or not they take your insurance, and no worrying about if you chose the right clinic for you. BetterPT is the platform making this possible by connecting patients to PTs with direct access to physical therapy in Illinois. From a single site, you can find an appointment, book, and even read physical therapy reviews in Illinois to ensure you have all the information you need for the best possible treatment experience. More and more patients are using BetterPT to enjoy the benefits of direct access for physical therapy. More physical therapy clinics in Illinois are signing up, too, starting in the northeast and expanding rapidly throughout the country. Get started with direct access for physical therapy in Illinois today through BetterPT. Type in your location and insurance below to find a physical therapist in Illinois.
Illinois is one of six states that allow limited direct patient access to physical therapy. Make sure you understand these provisions before starting to leverage the benefits of direct access for physical therapy.
Physical therapists in Illinois may only evaluate patients and/or provide fitness and wellness services and limited treatment if the following criteria are met:
The patient can obtain a documented referral or relevant diagnosis from the appropriate healthcare provider.
The PT must notify the appropriate healthcare provider that the patient is receiving direct access physical therapy treatment in Illinois pursuant to that diagnosis.
If the PT determines that the patient’s condition is beyond the direct access for physical therapy in Illinois scope of practice, the PT must refer the patient to the appropriate healthcare provider.
Direct Access lets you self-refer for physical therapy. No prescription required.
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