Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What about the cost of physical therapy?
You can be confident the medical billing for your therapy is compliant with state and federal guidelines. We base the pricing for all therapeutic procedures (CPT & HCPCS) on the established state multipliers and physician fee schedule.
We have listed some of our common charges below for your reference. Typically each session involves a combination of procedures (i.e. Exercise & Manual therapy). Please keep in mind that your actual cost may be different if your insurance has contractual agreements.
2018 Billing Rates
- Initial Evaluation $240 – $265 (based upon eval complexity)
- Therapeutic Exercise $98 (per 15 minutes)
- Manual Therapy $94 (per 15 minutes)
- Massage $88
Verification of your insurance benefits is not a guarantee of payment. The final payment determination is made by your insurance company. If you have questions regarding how your plan processed we suggest that you call your insurance company. All deductibles and co-insurance amounts are your responsibility and payable to Norther Edge Physical Therapy. This is in compliance with Northern Edge Physical Therapy’s contract with your payer.
Northern Edge Physical Therapy offers Payment Plans to those who may have financial hardship or an extremely high deductible. There are no financing fees, no interest, and you can determine the amount to pay each month. Talk to our front office staff to make arrangements or for more information. We also offer affordable cash pay Wellness Programs if you do not want to go through insurance for your visits.
What makes you different from all of the other physical therapists in the area?
Northern Edge provides clients the physical therapy expertise necessary to achieve quick recovery. Our treatment approach is different because it’s centered on you, the client. You will benefit from our extensive clinical experience complemented by advanced training and certification to ensure you receive the best physical therapy in a supportive and compassionate environment. We honor evidence supported practice and novel approaches to accelerate recovery from orthopedic injury and enhance healing for musculoskeletal conditions and complex pain-related syndromes. We invite you to check out some of our revolutionary programs like Redcord, Alter-G and Dry Needling. Once you visit our facility and meet our staff, you will be convinced that this is not your typical physical therapy clinic.
What type of insurances do you accept?
We accept most forms of insurance, plus Worker’s Compensation insurance. Just because we are not listed in your insurance company’s provider book does not mean we do not accept your insurance. Please call us at (907) 631-4029 to discuss any insurance or cost concerns.
Do you know my doctor?
Is there anything I can do at home to help speed the recovery process along?
How long will each appointment take?
How often will I need to attend physical therapy?
What should I wear to my physical therapy appointment?
What types of treatments do you perform?
We perform a wide array of treatments, and will customize a program combining evidence supported and novel approaches to provide the most effective treatment geared towards your particular injury. We pride ourselves on providing skilled hands-on care and manual therapy to include such things as soft tissue massage, deep tissue massage, joint mobilization, training for balance and posture, pelvic floor treatment, therapeutic exercises, and more. The treatment program will vary based on your injury, and will be performed using the most advanced rehabilitation equipment. We are the only site in the Mat-Su Valley that offers specialized training for balance, strength and Neurac rehabilitation on the Redcord system.
Do I need a script from my physician?
What should I expect on my first visit?
How do I get started?
Northern Edge Physical Therapy makes it easy for you to get started. Just click on Register for Physical Therapy to access a complete checklist of what you’ll need to get started right away. Then call us at (907) 631-4029 to schedule your first appointment or use the form to schedule an appointment. Typically, we can see you within 24 hours of your call, and that call is the first step in getting you on the path to healing.