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New Jersey PT Financial Arrangements
Fees for physical therapy services shall be reasonable and commensurate with fees of licensed physical therapists offering like services or intervention in the geographic area and shall be in accordance with the provisions prohibiting excessive fees.
Required information on patient fees
Prior to the initiation of physical therapy, the licensed physical therapist or the licensed physical therapist's designee shall explain to the patient in an understandable manner the financial arrangements. The information provided to the patient shall include, but not be limited to:
A licensed physical therapist shall provide a copy of a written fee schedule to any interested person upon request.
A licensed physical therapist shall include on all bills submitted to a patient or third party payor the licensee's license number.
A licensed physical therapist shall not require a patient or a third party payor to pay:
A licensee shall not charge an excessive fee for services. A price is excessive when, after review of the facts, a licensee of ordinary prudence would be left with a definite and firm conviction that the price is so high as to be manifestly unconscionable or overreaching under the circumstances.
Factors which may be considered in determining whether a price is excessive include, but are not limited to, the following:
A licensed physical therapist shall not charge a fee to a patient or a third party payor for an intervention or other physical therapy which is unwarranted and unnecessary.
NJAC § 13:39A-3.4
NJAC § 13:39A-3.6