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New York Physical Therapy

Welcome to our New York Physical Therapy FAQs.  We've combined the state laws, board rules, and position statements to create a clear guide on the rules that must be followed by PTs and PTAs. 

New York Medicaid Coverage of Physical and Occupational Therapy 

New York PT Forum


Continuing Education

  • How many continuing education hours are required during a reporting period?
  • How long is the reporting period?
  • When are the CE requirements due?
  • How is credit hour defined?
  • Can CE credits be carried over into the next reporting period?
  • Are there any specific courses that must be taken?
  • What types of activities can be used for the continuing education requirements?
  • Are there limitations on the types of courses that can be taken?
  • What type of approval is needed for the courses?
  • What type of courses or activities are not allowed?
  • What are the reporting requirements?
  • How long must continuing education records be retained?
  • What happens if I am audited?

Scope of Practice

Wound Care

Medications - Iontophoresis/Phonophoresis

Direct Access and Referrals




Limited Permits PTs

Limited Permits PTAs




Infection Control

Unprofessional Conduct

Board Fees

Fee Schedules

NY Medicaid and Workers' Compensation Fee Schedules

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