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Progress reports must be completed by the supervising therapist at least once every ten (10) treatment days. For Medicare payment purposes, information required in progress reports shall be written by a clinician that is, either the physician/NPP who provides or supervises the services, or by the therapist who provides the services and supervises an assistant. It is not required that the referring or supervising physician/NPP sign the progress reports written by a PT, OT or SLP.
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