CRESTVIEW — Ruth Jenkins, a Crestview physical therapist, along with the American Physical Therapy Association, recently lobbied to repeal a Medicare cap on physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology services.
The group also met with Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson's healthcare legislative assistants.
Congress in 2006 passed legislation that limited outaptient services available for Medicare Part B beneficiaries.
Current limits are $1,900 for occupational therapy and $1,900 for physical and speech services.