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.
SB 73 OT Compact Passed in Indiana
Establishes the occupational therapy licensure compact in Indiana.
SEA 284 Enacted
Includes OTAs in Indiana Telehealth effective July 1st, 2022.
SB 59 Direct Access
Governor Holcomb 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
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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