Frequently asked questions
A prescription (if you have one) for physical therapy from your referring physician, ARNP, or PA.
Fill out digital forms sent by our office. Alternatively, you can print out the patient forms, fill them out, and bring them with you.
In case of an automobile accident or worker’s compensation claim, also bring any case manager or insurance adjuster contact names, phone numbers, and claim number.
Please arrive 15 minutes early to complete any remaining paperwork, so you can maximize your time in your evaluation.
Please wear comfortable clothing that allows easy access to your problem areas.
In most cases, insurance will cover a good portion, if not all, of your treatment costs. Your insurance benefits will be determined before your first visit, and you will be informed of what, if any, payment is necessary on your appointment date. We accept cash, check, debit card, and credit card.
Please check with your insurance company to determine your PT benefits, deductible, co-pays and/or if a prescription is required. We accept many major insurance carriers. We are always ready and willing to assist you with any questions regarding insurance billing, please feel free to contact our Billing Office: (770)-742-6468.
For insurance companies with which we are not contracted, you may still be able to utilize your insurance coverage if you have “out of network” benefits. We suggest that you check on your “out of network” benefits to determine potential financial responsibility before attending appointments.
For patients who do not have insurance, we offer a self-pay rate, due at the time of service. This discount is in consideration of not having to incur some of the administrative costs of billing insurance.
No. Direct Access allows you to see PT without a referral. You Do Not Need A Referral To Start Physical Therapy..!! In Georgia, Direct Access rules allow patients to be seen for physical therapy without a prescription for up to 21 days or 8 visits. After 21 days or 8 visits, Bodyset will work with your doctor to obtain a prescription. Your PT plan of care will be sent to a licensed physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant for approval and sign off after the initial evaluation.
The therapist will re-evaluate your condition every 30 days and send the report to your referring physician as well as to workman’s comp case manager to authorize continued care. Please note that your physician may ask you to schedule a visit with their office before authorizing further treatment.
We will send PIP claims to your auto insurance company. You will need a claim number and the adjuster’s name and phone number that was assigned to your claim. If you do not have PIP, your health insurance may pay the claims. Please check with them to ensure coverage. On a monthly basis, we will send a progress note to your referring physician regarding your treatment and progress.
Start physical therapy right away when needed with Direct Access.
Direct access means you can access physical therapist services for evaluation and treatment without needing a practitioner or other healthcare provider’s referral. Direct access allows you to visit a physical therapist when you feel you need to see one.
In Georgia, Direct Access rules allow patients to be seen for physical therapy without a prescription for up to 21 days or 8 visits. After 21 days or 8 visits, Bodyset will work with your doctor to obtain a prescription.
Medicare requires a signed plan of care for physical therapy. Your Bodyset Physical therapist will create a plan of care during your first visit, and the Bodyset team will work with your doctor to get it approved. You will need a new plan of care established every 90 days or 10 visits whichever is sooner. To learn more, read here.