Does Medicare Cover Physical Therapy? Medicare Physical Therapy Providers in Austin, Texas

Does Medicare Cover Physical Therapy

Are you 65 years or older? Is your body feeling older than that? Are you getting ready for joint replacement surgery? Are you having back pain and neck pain that just won't go away?

Well, by the end of this video, you'll understand how physical therapy at CORE Therapy and Pilates can help you and how your Medicare can pick up the bill. 

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I've helped hundreds of patients with spinal, hip, knee, neck and shoulder pain over my 23 of being a Physical Therapist. And I know I can help you too. Yes, Medicare will pay for your Physical Therapy after a total knee replacement, a total hip replacement, shoulder surgery or spinal surgery.

It also pays for your Physical Therapy for back pain, hip or knee arthritis, neck pain, headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome, and so on and so forth. It will pay for many things pre surgery and after surgery.

So, how eligible are you?

1. You need to be 65 years old, and you need to no longer be working to have Medicare.

2. You'll need to obtain a doctor’s referral for Physical Therapy that is no later than 10 days after your initial evaluation. So, we can evaluate you, start the process, then send a note to your doctor and we need that sign back within 10 days.

3. Then last, your financial responsibility will typically be around $20 a session, Medicare will pick up the rest. And if you have a secondary plan, they will pick up the $20. We found that about 10% of Medicare patients don't have a secondary plan and the rest do. So that means 90% of Medicare folks doesn’t for any of the services.

If you want to join a growing community of people like you, like minded looking to stay active and fit, then check out our Facebook group. It's called connecting with core and follow the link below in the comments. 

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Stephen Dunn

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