OOTA is preparing for our legislative advocacy day at the Ohio Statehouse, scheduled for April 10, 2024.

We are inviting everyone - members and non-members - OT and OTA students and practitioners - to meet and speak with legislators at the statehouse and share personal stories about the importance of occupational therapy for Ohio clients and practitioners. 

This will be an IN-PERSON event in Columbus but preparation for the event will take place virtually prior to April 10th.

Registration will remain open through March 29th for those who haven't yet submitted their intent to participate.

Use the link HERE or the QR code.



OOTA would like to congratulate OOTA members who received two of the highest honors at AOTA Inspire 2024 in Orlando-- we had a phenomenal FIVE Ohio practitioners receive the ROH and FAOTA Awards recognizing outstanding service and leadership within the profession. Well done!

Calling all Occupational Therapy Practitioners!!

Join us for the OOTA Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio, as we embark on a transformative journey at the intersection of occupational therapy and community building!

Embrace the power of collaboration, community engagement, and interdisciplinary connections in occupational therapy practice. Let's shape the future together by bridging gaps and forging connections for the betterment of communities.


Get ready to share your insights, experiences, and innovations. Your voice matters, and together, we can create positive change in the world of occupational therapy. Contact [email protected] with questions. 

Save the dates, mark your calendars, and be part of the occupational therapy community's journey towards meaningful connections and positive impact. See you there! #OOTAConference #OccupationalTherapy #ConnectingForChange #CommunityBuilding #OOTA2024


 Legislative Updates

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Ohio Medicaid Rates increased effective January 1, 2024

Please check HERE for a file of current CPT codes and the Medicaid reimbursement rate effective January 1, 2024, as well as the comparison from last year. 

Some sources are hyperlinked in the column headings. Additional information can be found at the Medicaid website: https://medicaid.ohio.gov/about-us/budget.

A few notes to remember:

  • The current column are rates that took effect on 1/1/24; previous column were rates in existence prior to that date
  • Instances where the previous column has ‘NC’ mean that the service was previously a non-covered service
  • Codes that are bundled or not covered by Medicaid are not included on this list.

If you have questions about the rate increase process or the resources included/linked here, please send an email to Danny Hurley.

Click HERE for a copy of our Legislative Priorities for 2023-2024 and the 135th General Assembly.

OOTA Members can access Legislative Updates from every OOTA Board Meeting HERE.