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65-2912. Grounds for refusal, suspension, revocation or limitation of license, certificate or compact privilege; censure; hearing procedure. (a) The board may refuse to grant a license to any physical therapist or a certificate to any physical therapist assistant, may suspend or revoke the license or compact privilege of any licensed physical therapist or certificate or compact privilege of any certified physical therapist assistant, may limit the license or compact privilege of any licensed physical therapist or certificate or compact privilege of any certified physical therapist assistant or may censure a licensed physical therapist or certified physical therapist assistant for any of the following grounds:

(1) Addiction to or distribution of intoxicating liquors or drugs for other than lawful purposes;

(2) conviction of a felony if the board determines, after investigation, that the physical therapist or physical therapist assistant has not been sufficiently rehabilitated to warrant the public trust;

(3) obtaining or attempting to obtain licensure or certification by fraud or deception;

(4) finding by a court of competent jurisdiction that the physical therapist or physical therapist assistant is a disabled person and has not thereafter been restored to legal capacity;

(5) unprofessional conduct as defined by rules and regulations adopted by the board;

(6) the treatment or attempt to treat ailments or other health conditions of human beings other than by physical therapy and as authorized by this act;

(7) failure to refer patients to other healthcare providers if symptoms are present for which physical therapy treatment is inadvisable or if symptoms indicate conditions for which treatment is outside the scope of knowledge of the licensed physical therapist;

(8) evaluating or treating patients in a manner not consistent with K.S.A. 65-2921, and amendments thereto; and

(9) knowingly submitting any misleading, deceptive, untrue or fraudulent misrepresentation on a claim form, bill or statement.

(b) All proceedings pursuant to article 29 of chapter 65 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas administrative procedure act and shall be reviewable in accordance with the Kansas judicial review act.

History: L. 1963, ch. 318, § 12; L. 1965, ch. 369, § 6; L. 1973, ch. 253, § 10; L. 1983, ch. 215, § 11; L. 1984, ch. 313, § 125; L. 1986, ch. 234, § 7; L. 1988, ch. 246, § 20; L. 2003, ch. 128, § 9; L. 2004, ch. 61, § 2; L. 2007, ch. 177, § 20; L. 2010, ch. 17, § 141; L. 2021, ch. 100, § 5; July 1.

Attorney General's Opinions:

Physical therapists practicing in accordance with law are not subject to healing arts act. 93-61.


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