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Letter report regarding the Board of Physical Therapy's process of complaints filed against athletic trainers.

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Report Description: 
This letter-report is a response to the Joint Committee on Government Organization and Operations' request that PERD review whether the Board of Physical Therapy is adhering to its procedural rule which requires the Board to receive and investigate complaints against registered athletic trainers, as well as, to administer discipline when warranted. PERD reviewed the Board's complaint logs calendar years 2011-2019, reviewed a sample of complaint files, and questioned the Board regarding the complaint process. Since 2011, there were 67 complaints filed against either physical therapists or physical therapist assistants, but none filed against athletic trainers.
Short / Alternative Report Title: 
Physical Therapy, Board of  
Agency Reviewed / Investigated: 
Submitting OIG-Specific Report Number: 
PE 19-01-623  
Component, if applicable: 
WV-Professional Licensing Boards
Charleston, WV
United States
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