The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) currently allows physicians, including doctors of medicine and doctors of osteopathy, to order physical and occupational therapy services for IHCP members.
consideration, the ordering physician must be enrolled in the IHCP, and the order must be made in writing.
Effective February 1, 2017, the IHCP is expanding the provider types that may order physical and occupational
therapy services for IHCP members.
In addition to physicians, the following provider types may order the therapy
Physical therapy services:
Occupational therapy services:
As with physicians, for reimbursement consideration, the ordering provider must be enrolled in the IHCP, and the
order must be made in writing. This policy change applies to dates of service on or after February 1, 2017. The
change applies to all IHCP programs, subject to limitations established for certain benefit packages.