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  • How to Refer a Patient
  • At Physical Therapy Specialties, we understand that every patient has different needs.

How To Refer a Patient

To refer a patient to Physical Therapy Specialties, please follow the following steps:

Step One:
Physical Therapy Prescription

Download Physician Referral Physical Therapy CPT Codes

We are Preferred Providers for many Insurance Carriers. Click to See a List
  • Affinity HMO (This is the only HMO we are contracted with)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross Covered CA plans (call to check)
  • Blue Shield (we are not in-network for Covered California Plans)
  • Blue Shield PPO's only (No EPO's or covered CA)
  • First Health /CCN
  • Focus Healthcare Management
  • Great West Healthcare
  • Integrated Health Plan
  • Interplan
  • Medicare/Noridian
  • Medicare
  • MedNetwork/Admar
  • Multiplan/BCE Emergis/BPS
  • National Care Network
  • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare
  • Optum Health Allies
  • Pacific Health Alliance
  • Pacificare
  • Pipe Trades Health and Welfare Funds
  • Preferred Health Network
  • PHCS
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sheet Metal Workers Health & Welfare
  • TriCare (see step two)
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare
  • United HealthCare
  • UMR

(Or see our insurances page.)

Step Two:
only required for the insurance companies listed below

Affinity complete referral process at this link:

TriCare complete referral process at this link:

Worker's Compensation We are in the following Medical Provider Networks (MPNs) and can see patients from some Worker's Comp carriers not listed. We are not in network with Align.

  • Allianz W Comp
  • Blue Cross
  • Contra Costa School Ins Group
  • Corvel
  • Coventry
  • ESIS
  • ICE
  • Keenan (check MPN)
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Sedgwick
  • Sutter W Comp

Once authorization has been obtained from the insurance carrier you can fax the authorization to us at: FAX: (925) 417-8881