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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

2024 Day at the Capitol 

    Legislative Wins 

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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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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