Introduced by Rep. Margaret O'Brien R-Portage on April 28, 2011
To revise a detail of a law that imposes a licensure mandate on physical therapists. The bill would revise a requirement that a patient referred to a physical therapist by a physician must be referred back to the same physician if the symptoms are beyond the therapist’s scope of practice. Instead, the therapist would not be prohibited from just to referring the patient to an “appropriate” health care professional. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on April 28, 2011