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Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistants with a current license in the state where they provide services to Illinois children may apply for an EI Associate: Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant credential. Associate services are billed under the enrolled supervisor's name. Credential required, CBO enrollment not 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

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  • Incorrect EI Provider IMPACT Termination Notification – 06/16/17

  • Early Intervention Provider Payment Update Effective 06/06/17

  • Early Intervention Provider Payment Update Effective 06/05/17

  • Update to the Early Intervention 3/8/17 Provider Payment

  • 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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