Private Payers / Direct Access

Direct Access by State

Direct access in Rhode Island:
  • Must disclose to the patient in writing the scope and limitations of the practice of physical therapy and shall obtain their consent in writing.
  • Must refer the patient to a doctor of medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, podiatry or chiropractic within 90 days after the treatment commenced (unless the treatment has concluded).
  • Must have 1 year clinical experience to practice without referral.

RIAPTA Liberty Square Group
4 Liberty Sq, #500
Boston, MA 02109
(857) 702 – 9915