Orthopaedic surgeon wins scope of practice lawsuit in Kentucky

By David Seligson, MD

Ruling supports provision, billing of physical therapy services

A recent Kentucky Supreme Court decision upheld the right of healthcare providers such as orthopaedic surgeons to provide and bill for in-office physical therapy services. Ronald S. Dubin, MD, who has been in private practice in Corbin, Ky., for more than 20 years, took the case to the state Supreme Court, which ruled in his favor.

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