Yale Health

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a referral for Physical Therapy?

Yes. Referrals to the Physical Therapy Department are for a specific problem identified by a primary care clinician (PCC).

I am a student and have waived Yale Health coverage, can I be seen in the Physical Therapy Department?

No.  Students who have waived Yale Health’s Hospitalization/Specialty Care coverage need to seek services from providers who accept their insurance.

I am a Medicare patient. Can I be seen in the Physical Therapy Department?

No.  Medicare patients are not eligible for treatment in our Physical Therapy Department.