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MOTA Supports Medicaid Expansion

Please consider voting to expand Medicaid to provide healthcare to more Missourians and increase access to needed services 



Vote August 4th

You may vote absentee or mail-in.  Please check the qualifications for an absentee ballot and whether or not your ballot will need to be notarized.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot is July 22 by 5:00 pm.
See the link below for forms and instructions.

Note – the following forms of ID are acceptable at the polls. Be sure you bring one of the following:

  • Identification issued by the state of Missouri, an agency of the state, or a local election authority of the state;
  • Identification issued by the United States government or agency thereof;
  • Identification issued by an institution of higher education, including a university, college, vocational and technical school, located within the state of Missouri; or
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check or other government document that contains the name and address of the voter.

click below to learn more about how this will benefit missouri
Medicaid Expansion in Missouri Makes Sense

Health Insurance Coverage

MOTA Statement on SOcial Justice and Systemic Racism

"our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter"  

Martin Luther King Jr. 



"The Missouri Occupational Therapy Association supports the statement made by the American Occupational Therapy Association regarding George Floyd and other members of our African American communities.  As a group dedicated to supporting the practice of occupational therapy and our practitioners and students, we acknowledge how racial injustices impact the ability for individuals and groups of people to safely and fully engage in meaningful activities and feel safe in their communities. We have taken the liberty to post a few resources in Missouri and occupational therapy dedicated to diversity and inclusion. We acknowledge this list may not be complete and we will do our best to update the list as we are able. We send our thoughts and support to all who have been impacted as we work towards a better tomorrow." 

AOTA's Statement on Justice and Systemic Racism

Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity

Arch Defenders

Action STL



COVID 19 Information and resources

MOTA is posting links to resources to make it easy for you to access from one page.  Please remember, information changes often.

MOTA is aware that many of you are interested in telehealth services.  Please make sure you check with your organization about delivering telehealth services because they are payer specific based on insurance and there are many details about place of service codes, modifers and which billing codes to use.   Two major payers are below, Medicaid and Medicare.  Medicaid covers therapy for telehealth and Medicaid is making a specific exception during this COVID period.  

AOTA also has some information on their site about other payers and some of the actions they are taking.  Make sure you check with your organization or facility before proceeding.

NEW 06/2020 ; TeleRehab Portal - a place to share information.  Here is the link:

CMS Provides for OT's to deliver telehealth services during the COVID period!   AOTA has info located here

AOTA Offers COVID Webinars

Telehealth for OT's - Resources to Learn More
Introduction to telehealth

Introduction to Telehealth - CEU $17.00 

Telehealth Resource Guide for OT

Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance

AOTA OT and Telehealth and the Age of COVID

MO Healthnet COVID Tips (Missouri Medicaid)

CMS Telehealth Update

United Health Care

Cigna - scroll to the bottom for OT


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