AOTA Alerts

Updated July 28, 2017

Upcoming Opportunities

By August 1—Apply to be a reviewer for the AOTA Fellowship Programs (formerly known as AOTA Residency Programs).

By August 25—Submit comments using our template letter to let the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services know how potential changes to therapy payments in SNFs could greatly affect you and your clients.

By September 8—Submit motions to the Representative Assembly (RA) by September 8 to be considered for the RA Fall Meeting. 

More AOTA News

Mental Health Specialty Conference: Registration is now open for AOTA’s Specialty Conference: OT in Mental Health. Join us in Indianapolis from September 15 to 16.

Hill Day: Find out if your state will be represented at AOTA’s Centennial Hill Day, on September 25. Our goal is to have representation from all 50 states.

Telehealth: AOTA hosted webinars in June about occupational therapy and telehealth. Watch a recording to see how OT and telehealth fit together.

AJOT News: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) has achieved its highest ever 5-year impact factor, 2.322.The July/August issue of is a special issue on health, well-being, and quality of life.

Advocacy Update: Learn about a bill in the House that would clear the path for reimbursement of OTA services under TRICARE.

Member Webinar Series: Our monthly Member Appreciation Plus webinars provide you with practical, professional, and up-to-date information. Members can earn 1 contact hour on the third Monday of each month at 7:30 pm ET. 

New AOTA Store: Have you visited AOTA’s Online Store recently? We’ve updated it to improve your shopping experience.

New OT Evaluation Codes: Find all of our educational resources on the new CPT OT evaluation codes, including a new webcast for pediatric clients.

New Practitioner Pledge: Students can ensure the profession meets its Vision 2025 goals by taking a pledge to stay an active AOTA member for at least the next 5 years.