Register April 2014 No. 700
Chapter PT 6
Authority and purpose.
PT 6.001 History
History: CR 12-002: cr. Register August 2012 No. 680, eff. 9-1-12. PT 6.01(1)(1)
In addition to the services excepted from written referral under s. 448.56
, Stats., a written referral is not required to provide the following services, related to the work, home, leisure, recreational and educational environments:
Injury prevention and application of biomechanics.
Treatment of musculoskeletal injuries with the exception of acute fractures or soft tissue avulsions.
A physical therapist providing physical therapy services pursuant to a referral under s. 448.56 (1)
, Stats., shall communicate with the referring physician, chiropractor, dentist or podiatrist as necessary to ensure continuity of care.
A physical therapist providing physical therapy services to a patient shall refer the patient to a physician, chiropractor, dentist, podiatrist or other health care practitioner under s. 448.56 (1m)
, Stats., to receive required health care services which are beyond the scope of practice of physical therapy.
PT 6.01 History
Cr. Register, September, 1995, No. 477
, eff. 10-1-95; am. Register, June, 1998, No. 510
, eff. 7-1-98; CR 03-020
: renum. to be (1) (intro.) and am., cr. (1) (a) to (c), (2) and (3) Register April 2004 No. 580
, eff. 5-1-04.