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2017 Therapy Caps Under Medicare

Dec 05, 2016

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the amounts for therapy caps for CY 2017. For physical therapy and speech language-pathology combined, the 2017 therapy cap will be $1,980. For occupational therapy, the cap for 2017 will be $1,980. An exception for the therapy caps for reasonable and medically necessary services has been in place since CY 2006. The current therapy caps exceptions process expires on December 31, 2017.