Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA) are now covered by TRICARE

April 28, 2020

Effective April 16, 2020, TRICARE has approved Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA) as TRICARE-authorized providers under the supervision of a TRICARE-authorized, licensed and registered physical therapist or occupational therapist in accordance with Medicare’s rules for supervision and qualification. We are working diligently to update our claims system to reflect this change.