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Nisse Chism
Billing Manager

BILLING
Valens Physical Therapy’s Billing Manager, Nisse Chism, works remotely. Our onsite administrative staff will do their best to answer your billing related questions and refer you to Nisse as needed.

If you require:
• An itemized receipt
• Interpretations of your Explanation of Benefits (EOB)
• Explanation of your bill from Valens Physical Therapy 

Please contact Nisse at either: nisse@valensphysicaltherapy.com or 571-389-2244 Please allow 24 hours for Nisse to reply to your inquiry.  

Frequently used procedure codes by the physical therapy profession include:  

Initial Evaluation: 97161, 97162, 97163 (your individual presentation determines the code that is used)  

Re-evaluation: 97164  

Therapeutic Exercise: 97110 (stretching and strengthening exercises, this procedure is time dependent and billed 1 unit per every 15 minutes you spend doing this activity in the office)  

Neuromuscular re-education: 97112 (balance and coordination exercises, this procedure is time dependent and billed 1 unit per every 15 minutes you spend doing this activity in the office)

Therapeutic Activity: 97530 (exercises with a goal to improve functional movement like stair climbing, squatting, picking up objects from the floor, this procedure is time dependent and billed 1 unit per every 15 minutes you spend doing this activity in the office)

Manual Therapy: 97140 (hands on work by your physical therapist, this procedure is time dependent and billed 1 unit per every 15 minutes you spend doing this activity)

Ultrasound: 97035

Vasopneumatic compression (game ready machine): 97016

Electrical stimulation: 97014

A typical physical therapy appointment will include between 4 and 6 procedure codes based on the activity that occurs during your session. Valens Physical Therapy is in network with most insurance companies. We are paid a contracted rate based on our relationship with the insurance company. The amount you pay per visit depends on your contract with that same company. This payment will be based on your deductible for the year followed by either a copayment or co-insurance depending on your individual plan.  



OUR LOCATION
Located inside the beltway at 1501 Duke Street in Alexandria, Virginia, our office is convenient to Washington, DC and surrounding areas. Click below for a map and directions.

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1501 Duke St. Suite 150, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703.535.5491 • Fax: 703.535.5494
Hours: 7am-8pm • info@valensphysicaltherapy.com