FOTA Elections 2020: Call for Nominations are now open

Now is your chance to submit your nomination for the FOTA Board!

The  Nominating Committee is pleased to call for nominations from FOTA's membership to fill the available FOTA Board positions of President Elect & Secretary. Nominations should be submitted as early as possible so that the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee can fully consider proposed candidates. Official nominations accepted January 21, 2020 through February 18, 2020



FOTA Leaders Meet with FLASHA, FPTA, and Alliance of Pediatric Therapies.
Taskforce on Medicaid Advocacy -- June 6th, 2019, Orlando, FL.

 FOTA President-Elect Douglene Jackson, President Brent Cheyne, and FOTA Lobbyist Anita Berry met with Alliance of Pediatric Therapies,  FLASHA (Speech Therapy Association) and FPTA (Physical Therapy Association) to discuss our path forward collaborating as state rehab profession associations addressing Medicaid challenges to practice, reimbursement and accessibility. Our collective plan to advocate will include connecting with AHCA, Medicaid Officials, and the Association of Insurance Providers to address therapist's concerns.

Our New Dual-Campus Web-Linked Format: Leadership Event Cohort 3

The 3rd Cohort of the Leadership Development Program took place in
Jacksonville, and Tampa, Florida on June 8, 2019
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The Benefits of Membership

Membership fees support the FOTA Government Affairs Committee, which is active in advocating for occupational therapy practitioners and the clients we serve through:

  • Working with our state legislators and our lobbyist to promote and protect occupational therapy services

  • Protecting the OT scope of practice to ensure that practitioners have the right to practice true occupational therapy in Florida

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Government Affairs News

We are closely watching for ways OT will both be impacted and for opportunities for OT to be included, perhaps in ways we have not been included in the past. While the ACA is a Federal program, FOTA is working closely with AOTA to follow the trends and keep you informed.

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