For your convenience, we have provided our New Patient Information Form online. To ensure the most possible time with your physical therapist for assessment and treatment, you may download our New Patient Information Form below and print it off prior to your first visit. Complete as much of the information as you can and bring it along to your first appointment at Spearfish Physical Therapy.
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can I choose my physical therapy provider?
Yes. By law, you have the right to choose Spearfish Physical Therapy or any other physical therapy clinic or provider that you want. The choice is up to you. Your physical therapist does not have to be part of the same hospital or medical center system as your primary care physician.
Do I need a referral from a physician for physical therapy?
No. South Dakota is considered a "direct access" state, which means that you may contact Spearfish Physical Therapy on your own, at any time, to schedule an appointment. A referral/order/prescription from a physician is not required. However, some insurance plans will cover physical therapy costs at different levels based on whether you have a referral from a physician or not. Check with your health insurance provider if you have questions.
Does medicare cover physical therapy?
Yes. Physical therapy is a covered benefit through Medicare.
i don't have health insurance. Can I still schedule an appointment?
Yes. Anybody may schedule and pay for physical therapy services. Insurance is not required. For patients who do not have health insurance or who simply prefer to self-pay, we offer discounted Wellness Membership Plans, which allow for a defined number of physical therapy visits and treatments for a defined self-payment amount. For the details of our Wellness Membership Plans, CLICK HERE.
dO YOU ACCEPT MY HEALTH INSURANCE? aRE YOU AN IN-NETWORK PROVIDER?
Spearfish Physical Therapy accepts most major health insurances. We are an in-network provider with many different health insurance companies. Please call our front office staff at 605-559-0381 to verify how your specific health insurance plan is accepted at our physical therapy clinic.
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