PTAs are Finally Added as Authorized Providers for Tricare

March 14, 2020

PTAs are now able to provide physical therapy when supervised by a licensed registered physical therapist for Tricare. This rule aligns Tricare with Medicare’s supervision and qualification rules and is effective 30 days starting March 17, 2020.  We’re reviewing and will have more information soon.

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 03/17/2020 and available online at, and on