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Physical therapists upset over Blue Cross cuts
Orange County Register - Courtney Perkes

Anthem Blue Cross drew ire from President Obama on down this month after informing individual policy holders of premium increases of up to 39 percent. But physical therapists are also upset over cuts in reimbursement for Blue Cross patients. Beginning March 1, Blue Cross will pay physical therapists $75 per visit for all treatment, regardless of the duration or type of care provided. The California Physical Therapy Association says PTs will loss as much as 50 percent of their previous fees.

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