State Advocacy Update

APTA RI is always working to support our members and patients!
Thursday, February 3rd, Legislative Chairperson Greg Doucette testified in front of the House Health and Human Services committee in support of House Bill H7135: PHYSICAL THERAPY COPAY

Video of hearing (review at 49:42 - 57:45 minutes) -

Thank you to RI Representative Dave Bennett (, and our lobbyists: The Mayforth Group ( for helping to introduce and support this important piece of legislation that will close a significant gap in patient access to care.
Thank you also to RI APTA Members for submitting written testimony in support!

Michelle Collie
Kyle Anderson
Lisa House
Dave Pavao
Jennifer Hurrell
Erica West
If you would like to participate in APTA RI Legislative Action Committee, please contact Committee Chairperson Greg Doucette at