We have heard and read in the news that U.S. President Obama is committed to enact a comprehensive health care reform this year. The recent American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) article titled “Is Health Care Reform Really That Important to Occupational Therapy?” provide OT practitioners with a summary.
Yes! Health care reform is working on a fast track through Congress. Changes happen every day with new bills, new ways to finance, and new ideas to save money. But every part of health care reform will affect you as an occupational therapy practitioner! And AOTA is your voice and guide in this battle.
For physical therapists, you may visit the American Physical Therapist Association’s Advocacy and Government Affairs page for the latest news and update on the health care reform.