State Advocacy

Advocacy Day

Advocacy Day 2024 – February 28.

Advocacy day is held in Columbia, annually in the Spring, is free for members and non members and offers 1.5 CEU credits that qualify for the ethics requirement for licensure in SC.   More details are here.

Legislative Agenda

H. 3687 has been introduced in the House for the 2023-2024 legislative cycle. This bill aims to provide improved access to Physical Therapy services in South Carolina by eliminating the 30 day restriction for direct access and allowing patient’s to have the medical freedom to seek Physical Therapy services when needed.

Telehealth Updates

The Legislative Committee is staying apprised of the current Telehealth updates throughout the state. APTA SC has signed on in support of efforts by the South Carolina Telehealth Legislation Alliance and Palmetto Care Connections in their work to call for legislation that would require health insurance payers to continue covering health care delivered virtually in South Carolina. These efforts are ongoing.