February 1st, 2023
IOTA Hill Day 2023
Please mark your calendars now for IOTA Hill Day February 1, 2023 at 1pm. Our lobbyist will have talking points prepared to discuss with your representatives. This is a great opportunity to get involved and advocate for our profession!
A few highlights of 2022:
- Occupational therapists are now able to indicate need for a handicap permit.
- Meeting with the Iowa Medicaid Director to highlight recent changes to the authorization and review processes creating difficulty in accessing OT services.
- Iowa joined the OT licensure compact.
- Easter Lake Park renovations underway with input from local occupational therapy providers. The park will become one of the most accessible parks in the nation.
Send an email requesting a meeting!
Personalize the sample email below.
Dear Representative _________,
My name is _______. I am an occupational therapist/certified occupational therapy assistant/occupational therapy student (include studying at OR working with the ____population in your district). I will be attending the occupational therapy hill day on February 1st from 1 – 4pm. Can we set up a meeting to discuss upcoming occupational therapy policies and the impact these have on our community members?
Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon.