What to expect/FAQ
What to expect of your first visit:
Frequently Asked Questions
- A thorough evaluation to identify flexibility and strength deficits: muscle imbalances, biomechanical problems, and proprioceptive (balance) and motor control issues.
- A customized treatment program to address your injury and improve your overall performance.
- Special instruction about your injury, including a consideration of surgical options.
- Rehabilitation goals with your therapist.
- A home exercise program.
Q: Do I need a prescription from my doctor in order for my insurance to pay for treatment?
A: Yes. Although a recent law was passed to lift this requirement, insurance companies still require a signed prescription from your physician.
Q: Which insurance plans do you accept?
A: Yoshimoto Physical Therapy Accepts the following insurance plans. Please note: Hawaii insurance companies require a written prescription from your physician before they will pay for physical therapy treatment.
Yoshimoto Physical Therapy participates with, but is not limited to, the following insurance plans:
Q: Can I complete the paperwork before my first office visit?
- Alohacare, Evercare, Ohana, HMSA Quest
- Humana, CorVel, Coventry
- HMSA (PPO, HPH, HMO, 65C+, Akamai Advantage)
- Medicare, Medicare Advantage - United Healthcare, Secure Horizons
- No-Fault Auto
- Queen's Health Care Plan / MDX
- Tricare/TriWest (Prime, Extra, Standard)
- United Health Care
- Worker's Compensation
A: Yes! Please do by downloading and filling in the forms below:
Q: How do I know how much my insurance will cover for a physical therapy plan?
A: It's important to contact your insurance carrier directly. As a courtesy, we will contact your insurance carrier to determine your outpatient physical therapy benefits. Please note that our process is not a guarantee of coverage, and it is ultimately your responsibility to know your insurance coverage limitations for payment of physical therapy services.
Q: How often will I need to come to physical therapy?
A: Your physician will determine the frequency and the duration of treatments. Typically, patients are treated 1-3 times per week for four weeks at a time.
Q: What should I wear and bring to physical therapy?
A: Wear comfortable clothes that allow access to your injured body part. Please bring your picture ID and insurance card and arrive 10-15 minutes early on your first visit to complete paperwork.