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Register April 2014 No. 700
Chapter PT 6
PT 6.001   Authority and purpose.
PT 6.01   Referrals.
PT 6.001 PT 6.001 Authority and purpose. The rules in this chapter are adopted by the board pursuant to the authority delegated by ss. 15.08 (5) (b), 227.11 (2), and 448.56 (1m) (b), Stats., and govern referrals.
PT 6.001 History History: CR 12-002: cr. Register August 2012 No. 680, eff. 9-1-12.
PT 6.01 PT 6.01 Referrals.
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:
PT 6.01(1)(a) (a) Conditioning.
PT 6.01(1)(b) (b) Injury prevention and application of biomechanics.
PT 6.01(1)(c) (c) Treatment of musculoskeletal injuries with the exception of acute fractures or soft tissue avulsions.
PT 6.01(2) (2) 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.
PT 6.01(3) (3) 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 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.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.