The scope and nature of these services do not otherwise differ from the Physical Therapy services described in the State Plan. They may be either rehabilitative or habilitative in nature. Services that are rehabilitative in nature are only provided when the limits of physical therapy services under the approved State Plan are exhausted. The provider qualifications specified in the State plan apply. Physical therapy may be provided on an individual basis or in groups. A group session is limited to one therapist with maximum of five participants.
All providers of Physical therapy services must comply with the standards set forth in this manual. In addition, physical therapy providers shall complete State/Federal Criminal Background checks and Central Registry checks for all staff, drug tests as applicable under Stephen Komninos’ Law, and ensure that all staff successfully completes the Division mandated training. In addition, staff providing physical therapy services must meet the following:
· Licensed physical therapists must be licensed per N.J.A.C.
· Licensed physical therapy assistant must be licensed per N.J.A.C.
· Licensed per N.J.A.C. 8:42 and Certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.