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TRICARE Provides New Coverage for Low Back Pain Physical Therapy

Friday, January 15, 2021
Reprinted with permission from the Defense Health Agency, Communications Division

Do you have acute or chronic low back pain? If the answer is yes, you aren’t alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, low back pain is the most common type of pain reported by patients. You can take preventive steps and manage low back pain safely and effectively. As of Jan. 1, 2021, if you need physical therapy for your low back pain, the Defense Health Agency established a demonstration. With the demonstration, TRICARE will waive cost-shares for qualified beneficiaries for up to three physical therapy sessions in 10 states. 

Read more at www.tricare.mil