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Indiana Occupational Therapy Association

Policy and Advocacy 

                                                                                                                                                                                                      An area of priority of the Indiana Occupational Therapy Association is to be an impactful voice for the profession on the state level. Our mission is to advocate, champion, and educate on the areas that matter to our profession to protect our role in Indiana. Our work directly impacts our members' practice, from compensation to scope. IOTA is here to support members and provide opportunities for our members to utilize their voices to make positive, sustainable change.

Indiana Occupational Therapy Association Day at the Capitol 

The 5th Annual IOTA Day at the Capitol registration is now LIVE! Come join us for a day of advocacy and networking to support occupational therapy priorities in Indiana!

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Are you unable to join us in-person at IOTA Day at the Capitol and still want to be involved with policy and advocacy?

Are you attending The IOTA Day at the Capitol for the first time and don't know what to expect?

Click the link below for the IOTA Day at the Capitol Webinar recording to learn more about the day, how to advocate for issues that matter, and much more!


    Legislative Wins 

SEA 284 Enacted

Includes OTA's in Indiana Telehealth effective July 1st, 2022.

SB 59 Direct Access

Governor Holcomb has signed SB 59 into law, authorizing direct access for OTs in Indiana! As of July 1st, 2021, occupational therapists are able to treat clients for 42 days before requiring a referral for continued services.

Indiana Health Coverage Programs bulletin clarifying OT role in Behavioral Heath!


The Legislative & Advocacy Committee

Interested in having more involvement in state advocacy and policy? The Legislative & Advocacy Committee is responsible for advancing our policy and advocacy priorities.  

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Since 1926, the Indiana Occupational Therapy Association has helped occupational therapists develop skills, connect with experts and ultimately provide better care to patients across the state.


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