Physical Therapy Assistant In Decatur Alabama

NPI list of 13 physical therapy assistant registered providers with a business address in Decatur, AL, all registered as individuals. (1)Physical therapist assistants are skilled health care providers who are graduates of a physical therapist assistant associate degree program accredited by an agency recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education or Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, who assists the physical therapist in providing physical therapy. The supervising physical therapist is directly responsible for the actions of the physical therapist assistant. The PTA performs physical therapy procedures and related tasks that have been selected and delegated by the supervising physical therapist. Duties of the PTA include assisting the physical therapist in implementing treatment programs, training patients in exercised and activities of daily living, conducting treatments, and reporting to the physical therapist on the patient's responses. In addition to direct patient care, the PTA may also perform such functions as patient transport, and clinic or equipment preparation and maintenance. Currently more than half of all states require PTAs to be licensed, registered or certified. (2) An individual who works under the supervision of a physical therapist to assist him or her in providing physical therapy services. A physical therapy assistant may, for instance, help patients follow an appropriate exercise program that will increase their strength, endurance, coordination, and range of motion and train patients to perform activities of daily life.

NPI Name Type Taxonomy Address Medicare PECOS
1104284793JENNIFER THERESE SPENCERIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant1350 14TH AVE SE
DECATUR, AL 35601
(256) 355-6911
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1144564576SAMI C WATTSIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant207 CAIN ST NE
DECATUR, AL 35601
(256) 654-8668
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1174947584TIFFANY HODGESIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant1350 14TH AVE SE
DECATUR, AL 35601
(256) 355-6911
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1174986830LAKIESHA DOBBSIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant1350 14TH AVE SE
DECATUR, AL 35601
(256) 355-6911
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1225148190STEVE DRUMMONDIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant805 11TH ST SE
DECATUR, AL 35601
(256) 351-1100
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1437436979DIANE WEATHERFORDIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant1010 8TH AVE SE
DECATUR, AL 35601
(931) 380-8993
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1538520572BRIDGET FULKSIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant1350 14TH AVE SE
DECATUR, AL 35601
(256) 355-6911
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1669858551CHASTIDY LYNCHIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant2303 SHELBURNE AVE SW
DECATUR, AL 35603
(256) 898-4100
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1720462179NATHAN MARTINIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant1350 14TH AVE SE
DECATUR, AL 35601
(256) 355-6911
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1891335253MARQUITTA HILLMANIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant1350 14TH AVE SE
DECATUR, AL 35601
(256) 355-6911
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1942662663KELLY SCHROEDERIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant1350 14TH AVE SE
DECATUR, AL 35601
(256) 355-6911
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1972966174APRIL HUGHESIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant1350 14TH AVE SE
DECATUR, AL 35601
(256) 355-6911
Non-Participating ProviderNO
1992103113TERI BRANNONIndividualPhysical Therapy Assistant1846 COUNTY ROAD 345
DECATUR, AL 35603
(256) 777-6250
Non-Participating ProviderNO

Medicare Participation

  • Participating providers are registered with Medicare and accept claims assignment. Taking claims assignment means the provider accepts Medicare's approved amount for the cost of rendered services as full payment. Participating providers may not charge Medicare beneficiaries more than Medicare's approved amount for their services. Medicare beneficiaries still have to pay a coinsurance or co-payment amount for a visit or service.
  • Non-Participating providers do not agree to take Medicare claims assignment. If you are a Medicare beneficiary this means the provider can charge up to 15% more than Medicare's approved amount for the cost of rendered services, in addition to your normal deductible and coinsurance costs. There are some states that restrict the limiting charge when you see non-participating provider. If you pay the full cost of your care up front, your non- participating provider should still submit a claim to Medicare. Afterward, you should receive reimbursement from Medicare for up 80% of the Medicare-approved amount for the services rendered.
  • Opt-out providers signed an affidavit to be excluded from the Medicare program. If you are a Medicare beneficiary this means a provider can charge whatever they want for services rendered but must follow certain rules to do so.

What is PECOS?

PECOS is Medicare's enrollment and revalidation system and it is the primary source of information about verified Medicare professionals eligible to order or refer healthcare services for Medicare patients.