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Alabama

Welcome to our main Alabama page.  From here you can access specific information on physical, occupational, and speech therapy, along with detailed information on therapy covered by Alabama Medicaid and compliance information for therapy services in multiple settings.  This page is still under construction, if you need assistance please contact us.

Alabama Covid-19 Resources and Updates

      Physical Therapy FAQs

        • Continuing Education
        • Scope of Practice
        • Referrals and Direct Access
        • Assistants and Aides
        • Documentation 
        • Unprofessional Conduct

      Speech Therapy FAQs

        • Continuing Education
        • Scope of Practice
        • Assistants
        • Clinical Fellowships
        • Unprofessional Conduct

        Pediatric Therapy Services

          • Early Intervention
          • School-Based Services

        Workers' Compensation

          • Physical and Occupational Therapy Rules
          • Documentation 
          • Fee Schedules

        Retention and Release of Medical Records

          • Alabama does not have general medical records law.

          Occupational Therapy FAQs

            • Continuing Education
            • Scope of Practice
            • Referrals and Direct Access
            • Assistants and Aides
            • Documentation
            • Unprofessional Conduct

          Medicaid Coverage of Therapy Services

              • Outpatient Therapy Services
              • Coverage in Other Settings
              • Medicaid Enrollment
              • Patient Issues
              • Appeals and Audits
              • Fee Schedules

            Home Health

            • Therapy services and documentation (Alabama does not regulate home health)
            • Medicaid coverage of home health services

            Additional Alabama Compliance Issues

            • Mandatory abuse reporting
            • Healthcare liens
            • Billing issues
            • Waste, fraud, and abuse


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