February 07, 2018

Legislative Day
February 07, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Capitol Rotunda
700 Capital Ave
Frankfort, KY 40601
Wednesday February 7th, 2018

$0.00 KOTA Members

$0.00 Non-Member

Legislative Day 
Wednesday February 7th, 2018
Capital Rotunda

9:00 am - 10:00 am EST
KOTA will meet with KPTA and KSHA in the Capitol Rotunda.
Presidents of KPTA, KSHA and KOTA will address the group.
Rep. Melinda Prunty & Addia Wuchner will address the group.

10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
Meet individually with legislators.
Please schedule your individual meetings. 

Here is the link to find your legislator:

Kentucky Legislature wesbite:

Keynote speaker (Rep. Melinda Prunty; will address our group. We are also working on getting Rep. Addia Wuchner - both of these reps are on the health & welfare committee).
Following our gathering in the rotunda with KPTA and KSHA we will dismiss so you can meet with your legislators. 
Here are some talking points to address with your legislators. 
- The Governor wishes to consolidate licensure boards. Doing this will weaken the effectiveness of licensure boards. This would be not save KY money. 
-  OT vs OTA Medicaid reimbursement rate differential. 
For CPT code 97530 (therapeutic activities) the most widely used code by OT OTA the reimbursement is as follows. 
OT $21.08/ unit (15 minute visit)
OTA $12.40/ unit 
All other CPT codes OT OTA’s use have the same rate differential. 
No other insurers have an OT vs OTA rate differential. 
No other states have a rate differential fo OT vs OTA in their Medicaid program. 
- Have conversation regarding Occupational Therapy role in mental health and behavioral health services. 
- A bill pertaining to telehealth was filed by Senator Alvarado. It is Senate Bill 112. It’s current language is very restrictive. 
Future Meetings

September 14, 2018

2018 KOTA Annual Conference

September 14, 2018 8:00 AM to September 15, 2018 5:00 PM

Jefferson Community and Technical College
Health Sciences Building
Louisville, KY 40202

Louisville, KY

November 10, 2018


November 10, 2018 8:30 AM to November 11, 2018 4:00 PM

TJ Samson Health Pavilion
312 N. L. Rogers Wells Blvd.
Glasgow, KY 42141

November 2018

November 11, 2018

DPAM Supervised Treatment Session

November 11, 2018
4:00 PM - 7:15 PM

TJ Samson Health Pavilion
312 N. L. Rogers Wells Blvd.
Glasgow, KY 42141

November 2018

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Kentucky Occupational Therapy Association
P.O. Box 5531 . Louisville, KY 40255 . Toll Free: 1-888-987-KOTA (5682) . Email: