"Physical therapy is not a subspecialty of the medical profession and physical therapists are not medical doctors; we are a separate profession that provides a unique service that physicians are unable and untrained to provide."

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Friday, August 17, 2012

Legislative Meeting Kicks Off FLPTPP 2012

The Florida Physical Therapists' in Private Practice (FLPTPP) Legislative Committee Meeting kicks off the 2nd Annual FLPTPP Conference today, August 17th, 2012, at the:
Hilton Orlando Resort, Lake Buena Vista 1751, Hotel Plaza Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
I-4 corridor to the FLPTPP meeting in Orlando
The FLPTPP is hosting Phil Moe, South Dakota's Chief Delegate and Board of Directors' member.

As many readers of this blog are aware, South Dakota is one of three states that have recently enacted patient protection legislation to prevent insurance companies from charging patients excessively high copayments for physical therapy.

Phil will describe the legislative strategy his state association used to achieve their legislative success. The meeting starts at 5pm in the Hilton Palm 3 conference room.

On-site registration for the conference is available.

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