Capitol Area Physical Therapy Associates has recently been awarded with the 2015 Patients’ Choice Award Congratulations to CAPTA-Capitol Area Physical Therapy Associates on winning the 2015 Patients’ Choice Awards for Physical Therapy in East Lansing, MI Verified by Opencare.com read more →

In January of 2015, the state of Michigan passed the direct access law for physical therapy. This means that an individual can seek skilled physical therapy services without the need for a written therapy order by a physician. The amount of time a physical therapist is allowed to treat a patient without a physician’s order.. read more →

23 Feb 2015
February 23, 2015

Medicare Cap…What Is It?

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January 2013 Medicare began putting a limit (cap) on therapy services. This limit is $3700 for an auto exceptions diagnosis and $1940 if there is not an auto exception diagnosis available. This amount is combined for physical therapy and speech language pathology and a separate $3700/$1940 amount for occupational therapy. The number of therapy visits.. read more →

22 Jan 2015
January 22, 2015

Co-Pay? Deductible? Coinsurance?

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This month Capitol Physical Therapy would like to provide an informational newsletter about insurance deductibles, co-pay amounts and coinsurances. Most insurances start over at the 1st of the year. This means that if you have a deductible or maximum out of pocket expense, it starts over January 1. To further clarify: Deductibles are part of.. read more →

09 Nov 2014
November 9, 2014

Back Pain In Winter

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Shoveling snow is one of the hardest chores that you may encounter during the winter. Snow falls slowly in small, light flakes. When it continues to pile up however, it becomes progressively heavier. It is necessary to protect your back while getting rid of these drifting piles. There are many people injured while lifting or.. read more →