• The Physical Therapy Board of California (Board) is beginning the development of its new strategic plan. The Department of Consumer Affairs, SOLID Planning Solutions (SOLID) is assisting the Board with its strategic planning process.

    As a stakeholder in the profession, you have an important perspective and interest in the success of the Board. Your completed survey will provide input as to how the Board is doing by identifying strengths, challenges, and current trends to consider for the future direction of the Board. All responses are anonymous.

    Survey link:

    This survey will be open until April 28th, 2023.

    Thank you for assisting the Board evaluate its performance in meeting its mandate to protect California physical therapy consumers.

  • New Regulation: Effective April 1, 2022 - Guidelines for Issuing Citations and Imposing Discipline, 7th Edition Amendments to Section 1399.15 of the California Code of Regulations incorporates the Disciplinary Guidelines (6th Edition). The PTBC uses the Disciplinary Guidelines for Issuing Citations and Imposing Discipline. Amendments include: regulatory changes already adopted; requirement was added to inform probationers that their license will not be renewed if they do not pay probation monitoring costs; option to reduce cost recovery fees was removed and instead the PTBC is offering the possibility of a payment plan requiring payments up to 180 days prior to completing probation; substance abuse rehabilitation program fees were removed; added an additional specific condition of probation, entitled “Notification of Probation Status to Assistive Personnel” and made several non-substantive changes to the Disciplinary Guidelines.
  • Fraud Alert – July 8, 2021
  • Expedited Licensure for Refugees, Asylees, and Holders of Special Immigrant Visas
  • Scam Alert: The Physical Therapy Board has learned of a scam targeting our licensees. Scam artists are identifying themselves as Physical Therapy Board staff members or investigators.
  • The Physical Therapy Board of California (PTBC) would like to notify you that the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Health and Human Services have credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers. The PTBC is sharing this information to provide warning to healthcare providers to ensure that they take timely and reasonable precautions to protect their networks from these threats. Please see additional information at the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency website:

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