H. R. 1705
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 24, 2013
Mr. Burgess (for himself and Mr. Cotton) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for certain forms of physical therapy under the TRICARE program.
This Act may be cited as the
Rehabilitative Therapy Parity for Military Beneficiaries Act
Inclusion of certain forms of physical therapy under TRICARE
Section 1077 of title 10, United States Code, is amended—
by adding at the end the following new subsection:
Rehabilitative therapy provided pursuant to subsection (a)(17) may include additional therapeutic exercises or therapeutic activities if such exercises or activities are included in the authorized individual plan of care of the individual receiving such therapy. Such exercises or activities may include, in addition to other therapeutic exercises or therapeutic activities, therapies provided on a horse, balance board, ball, bolster, and bench.