If this is a right fit for you and your practice, APTA membership is required to purchase. You do not need to be a member to receive a quote. To be eligible for this benefit, private practice owners and all physical therapist and physical therapist assistant staff need to have an active APTA membership. Private practice owners must also maintain membership in APTA Private Practice. PT and PTA individual practitioners and independent contractors must have active APTA and APTA Private Practice memberships.