HB 4880

HB 4880 which adds PTs and PTAs to the list of health care professionals that are mandated to report child abuse passed the Senate today 38-0.  The bill will now go to the Governor for final approval.  APTA Michigan thanks Reps. Hauck and Yaroch for introducing the bill and supporting it throughout the process.

Physical therapy professionals will now have protection under the Michigan Child Protection Law which provides both civil and criminal immunity for reports made in good faith.