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North Carolina PT/OT Telehealth
April 16, 2020
The NC PT Practice Act and Board’s Rules apply to the delivery of physical therapy services via telehealth. In response to your emailed question below, at its September Board meeting - 2018, NC Board of Physical Therapy Examiners considered some questions regarding the parameters of using telehealth in the provision of physical therapy services in North Carolina; the Board determined the following general principles will apply:
https://www.ncptboard.org/Announcements/Announcements.php#Telehealth%20Questionsaccess March 29, 2020
An occupational therapy practitioner may deliver evaluation, treatment, and consultation through telecommunication and information technologies. N.C.G.S. 90-270.67.4
An occupational therapy practitioner may provide supervision requiring direct contact through video teleconferencing. 21. N.C.A.C. 38, Rule .0103(21)
http://www.ncbot.org/otpages/Telehealth.html accessed March 29, 2020