People Who Are Sick Still Have to Be Diagnosed by a Doctor First, So It Is a Conditional Direct Medical Treatment. in Addition, the Universal Health Insurance System, Which Is Rare in the World, Has Also Become Another Institutional Restriction on the Use of Physical Therapy by Taiwanese People. in the Health Insurance Payment System, It Is Clearly Stipulated That Only Physical Therapy Prescribed by the Department of Rehabilitation, Orthopedics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, and Rheumatology and Immunology Can Apply for Health Insurance Benefits; Only a Health Practitioner Can Open It. Physician Xie Wuji, Who Was a Member of the National Health Insurance Association at the Time, Has Already Submitted a Letter Questioning That Such a System Design Is Too Biased Towards Rehabilitation
Physicians, and It Also Causes a Waste of T-Shirt Design Medical Resources. This Article Will Not Repeat Them. Who Is the "Overlord Clause" of Taiwan's Medical Division of Labor System Is Beyond the Scope of This Article. but This Kind of System Design That Restricts People from Using Physical Therapy Layer by Layer Through Legal Norms and Medical Insurance Is Indeed an Alternative "World First". Second, This Rigid Division of Labor Has Also Caused Therapists to Leave the Traditional Medical System. Since the Establishment of the Physical Therapist Certification System in 1995, Taiwan Has Issued a Total of 11,316 Physical Therapist Licenses. However, There Are Only 7,354 Registered Physical Therapists So Far. That Is, 35% of Therapists Choose to Leave the Health Care System.
Occupational Therapists in Similar Situations Also Lost 44%, and Nearly 50% of Respiratory Therapists Chose to Switch Careers. Physical Therapists Who Remain in the Health Care System Are Also Gradually Accumulating Momentum to Leave the Health Care System. in the Past Ten Years, the Number of Physiotherapy Clinics Opened in Taiwan Has Increased from 35 in 2011 to 381, of Which Only 28 Chose to Sign with Health Insurance, Less Than 8%. the Number of Physiotherapists Practicing in Physiotherapy Has Also Increased from 63 to 790. in Ten Years, More Than Tenfold Increase. This Increase Means That More Than 10% of Physiotherapists Have Chosen to Leave Hospitals and