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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Children’s Services Handbook : 3 School Health and Related Services (SHARS) : 3.3 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 3.3.7 Physical Therapy (PT) : 3.3.7.3 Physical Therapy Billing Table

3.3.7.3
 
Individual
or Group
Therapist or Licensed/Certified Assistant
Providers must use a 15‑minute unit of service for billing.
Refer to:
The recommended maximum billable time for PT evaluation is three hours, which may be billed within a 30 day period. The recommended maximum billable time for direct therapy (individual or group) is a total of one hour per day. Providers must submit documentation of the reasons for the additional time, if more than the recommended maximum time is billed.

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