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Physical Therapists

Physical Therapists with a current license in the state where they provide Part C EI service to Illinois children may apply for an EI Specialist: Licensed Physical Therapist credential and enroll to bill. Credential and CBO enrollment required.

Pay Table

Unit of Service Description Rate of Reimbursement
15 minutes Evaluation / Assessment - onsite $14.53
15 minutes Evaluation / Assessment - offsite $18.14
15 minutes IFSP development $14.53
15 minutes IFSP meeting $18.14
15 minutes Individual therapy - onsite $14.53

Resources

  • American Physical Therapy Association www.apta.org
  • Illinois Physical Therapy Association www.ipta.org
  • Early Intervention Physical Therapy: IDEA Part C

    The Section on Pediatrics, American Physical Therapy Association (pediatricapta.org ) provides a fact sheet outlining the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and its process. It also address physical therapy services, licensure, and funding. Available as a pdf

  • Natural Environments in Early Intervention Services

    A fact sheet from the Section on Pediatrics, American Physical Therapy Association (pediatricapta.org) describing natural environments, their importance, and their use in early intervention.
    www.pediatricapta.org/.../resources.cfm
    Available as a pdf

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Contact Info

Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone:  800-701-0995
Fax:  309-298-3066
Email: providerconnections@wiu.edu

News
  • Early Intervention Provider Payment Update Effective 05/23/17

  • Early Intervention Provider Payment Update Effective 05/18/17

  • Early Intervention Provider Payment Update Effective 05/05/17

  • Notice to Occupational & Physical Therapy Evaluators regarding New Billing Codes - 01/2017

  • Early Intervention IMPACT Guidelines

  • Revised Early Intervention Provider Handbook - 12/2016

  • Urgent Information Regarding EI Provider IMPACT Enrollment - 12/22/16

  • Urgent Notice to Occupational & Physical Therapy Evaluators regarding New Billing Codes - 02/2017

  • The Illinois LEND Fellowship Program accepting applications - deadline March 3, 2017

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