2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:856 — Optional coverage for rehabilitative physical therapy, speech and language pathology therapy, and occupational therapy


LA Rev Stat § 42:856 What's This?

§856. Optional coverage for rehabilitative physical therapy, speech and language pathology therapy, and occupational therapy

A. Notwithstanding any provision of law or any rule or regulation to the contrary, the Office of Group Benefits may, at the option of the chief executive officer or the commissioner of administration, offer covered benefits for rehabilitative treatment and services in physical therapy, speech and language pathology therapy, and occupational therapy.

B. These benefits shall be payable when the treatment or services are rendered by a licensed speech pathologist or licensed audiologist in the case of speech or language therapy, or by a licensed physical therapist in the case of physical therapy, or when the rehabilitative treatment or services are rendered by a physician licensed in this state, or when such treatment or services are rendered by a licensed occupational therapist or by a licensed chiropractor.

Acts 2001, No. 1178, §5, eff. June 29, 2001.

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