Frequently Asked Questions
Gina V Physical Therapy in Papillion, Nebraska is your hometown physical therapy clinic where we facilitate a positive experience focusing on your physical health and the therapist/patient relationship that is crucial to your treatment success.
What do I need to bring?Health insurance card, drivers license, and copy of the prescription your physician gave you.
- Motor Vehicle Accident patients please bring insurance information regarding the accident.
- Workers Compensation patients please bring your case worker’s information and company insurance information.
Depending on the diagnosis, you may want to wear loose fitting clothes or bring shorts and a t-shirt.
Do I Have a co-pay at the time of service?This will depend on the type of insurance you carry. We should be able to tell you by the end of your first appointment.
Do I need to see my physician before I can receive physical therapy?If you are a Medicare/Medicaid patient, yes, we will need a referral from your primary care or specialty physician prior to treating you for physical therapy. If not, both Iowa and Nebraska are “direct access” states meaning that we do not need a script or referral in order for your insurance to pay for the therapy.
How long is each appointment?Your initial visit is a 45-60 min evaluation time. A complete and thorough examination will be conducted to develop a compressive treatment plan for you. Your care, diagnosis, and prognosis will be discussed before you leave for the day, and follow up appointments will be scheduled as necessary.
How often do I need to come to physical therapy?The physical therapist will be able to tell you after your first appointment, but typically our treatments vary any where from 1-20 + visits depending on your particular case.
Noticeable changes can happen in your first visit, though it may take more visits if you have a more chronic problem.
What insurance policies do you accept?We are in-network providers for all major managed health care plans. Should you have any questions regarding a specific plan, please call our clinic for further information.