Research: Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Provide Significant Rehabilitative Value in Post-acute Care

The following is reprinted from the (AOTA). Study across 1.4 million Medicare cases indicates patients receiving these therapies have better quality of life and fewer hospital readmissions. A first-of-its-kind study shows that occupational therapy and physical therapy provide functional benefits to most patients in post-acute care¬†(PAC)¬†settings, with evidence of significant rehabilitative value across 1.4 million…

New Legislation Would Allow Occupational Therapists to Open Home Health Cases

GO HERE to quickly and easily support this important legislation to improve home health services. New bipartisan legislation has been introduced in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives that would grant Occupational Therapists the authority to open home health cases. Under current law, only nurses, physical therapists, and speech language pathologists can…