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Oregon Therapy Compliance News and Updates

The latest compliance updates for physical, occupational, and speech therapy practices in Oregon. 

  • 27 Sep 2023 12:06 PM | Zachary Edgar (Administrator)

    This temporary rule filing amends requirements for applicants educated outside the US relating to English proficiency and work history.  Amending existing rule relating to requirements for demonstrating English language proficiency, removing time limit between NPTE and TOEFL exams and allowing passing scores in specific sections to be achieved over multiple exams.  Also removes requirements for completion of clinical practice and written employer statement for applicants who were educated outside the United States when applying under endorsement.

    The Board will be initiating the permanent rulemaking process relating to the same rule.

    Review the filing here: Temp-Filed-09272023-OAR-Div10.pdf

  • 1 Apr 2023 12:09 PM | Zachary Edgar (Administrator)

    This amendment to rule clarifies meaning of 90-day window for completion of NPTE prior to graduation.

    Review the filing here: Filed-040123-848-010-0015.pdf

  • 1 Apr 2023 12:08 PM | Zachary Edgar (Administrator)

    The amendment adopts the most recent version of the Physical Therapy Compact Commission Rules (PTCC), as adopted by the PTCC in October 2022.

    Review the filing here: Filed-040123-848-055-0001.pdf

  • 25 Jan 2023 12:10 PM | Zachary Edgar (Administrator)

    This new permanent rule implements HB2359(2021) requirements for use of the Oregon Health Authority's health care interpreter central registry and clarifies exemption for practitioners working in educational settings. HB 2359 (2021) requires licensees who are reimbursed with public funds, in whole or in part, to utilize health care interpreters from the Oregon Health Authority's health care interpreter central registry when arranging for or providing services to a person with limited English proficiency or who prefers to communicate in a language other than English or who communicates in signed language. The rule aligns with OAR 333-002-0250 adopted by the Oregon Health Authority. See the Health Care Interpreter webpage for more information. This filing also repeals the temporary version of the same rule.

    Review the filing here: Filed-01252023-848-040-0107.pdf

  • 21 Oct 2022 12:10 PM | Zachary Edgar (Administrator)

    These amendments permanently remove the exam requirement for online courses, update language in the cultural competency requirement to match changed language in governing OHA rules, clarify timing for carryover requests, remove 60-day window for hardship requests, and clarify language relating to course completion documentation

    Review the filing here: Filed-10212022-Div35.pdf

  • 28 Jun 2022 12:11 PM | Zachary Edgar (Administrator)

    This amendment makes permanent the temporary rule amendment passed earlier to align rule language with recent statutory changes pertaining to pain management education requirements for initial licensure and continuing competence. Completion of the online pain management module is now required at renewal as well as initial licensure; other requirements (six additional hours for PTs) have been eliminated.  This amendment used the language of the temporary rule previously in effect, with one minor clarification.

    Review the filing here: Filed-06282022-848-035-0030.pdf

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