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Title: State Association Leaders - HCR Advocacy



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Past Episodes (25)

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Time: Duration: Title: Recordings:
01/27/2015 08:00 PM EST
00:00
January 27th ASAP Steering Committee Meeting
   
11/12/2012 08:00 PM EST
55:02
State Association Leaders - HCR Advocacy
   
10/02/2012 08:00 PM EDT
1:01:49
2nd State Conference Call on HCR/EHBs
   
09/26/2012 08:00 PM EDT
57:38
State Conference Call on HCR/EHBs
   
02/13/2012 04:00 PM EST
15:44
Home Health PPS Final Rule
   
09/28/2011 03:00 PM EDT
32:02
SNF Final Rule Podcast, Part 2
   
09/21/2011 03:00 PM EDT
26:52
SNF Final Rule - Podcast, Part 1
   
10/15/2010 02:26 PM EDT
08:25
AOTA Podcast on Changes to SNF Policies
   
08/02/2010 04:26 PM EDT
11:21
EPISODE27 - AOTA June 8 Policy Meeting
   
03/26/2010 11:00 AM EDT
23:01
EPISODE19 - AOTA Policy Podcasts
   
02/05/2010 12:10 PM EST
12:35
EPISODE18 - Therapy Cap Discussion
   
01/22/2010 04:30 PM EST
19:59
EPISODE17 - AOTA Health reform Update
   
01/15/2010 03:10 PM EST
10:00
EPISODE16 - AOTA Podcasts
   
12/24/2009 11:00 AM EST
09:40
EPISODE13 - Health Care Reform Update December 24
   
12/10/2009 01:26 PM EST
08:32
EPISODE12 - Health Care Reform Update December 10
   
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Reviews


Children's Services - Reviewer: cmetzler 07/30/09 03:52 PM EDT
Full Comment: I am Chris Metzler, AOTA's Chief Public Affairs Officer, and am replying to the concern expressed about our advocacy for children's services. Rest assured we have raised this concern. I personally have spoken to Chairman Charles Rangel of Ways and Means Committee, Chairman Frank Pallone of the Health Subcommittee of Energy and Commerce, Progressive Caucus chair Representative Lynn Woolsey about this particular issue. We have signed on to a letter with other children's advocates. We understand there is work being don on assuring that the Medicaid and CHIP benefits for children in school or early intervention are protected. We are also expressing concern about cuts to Medicare as well. We are focussed on the home health issue because we are the ONLY ones who would work on that specifically; we are joined with groups such as the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities on this issue too. Please email FAD@aota.org if you have further questions.

Medicaid cuts and Early Intervention - Reviewer: jennifermorgan1978 07/29/09 04:20 PM EDT
Full Comment: When I listen to the podcast, I would like a quick explanation as to how the healthcare reform bill that is being proposed now, is going to affect the profession directly through the cuts in medicaid, medicare, and CHIP. I prefer not to hear the politics between parties - I just need to know that although it is important for AOTA to lobby for OT in homehealth, it is ALSO important to vocalize that CUTS in medicaid and CHIP (as is the President's way to insure the un-insured) would affect the much needed delivery of OT within the school system and within Early Intervention services. Medicaid provides the funding for related services; as well as communication devices, assistive technology, and adaptive equipment. OT is necessary for young learners with Autism, as well as many other developmental disabilitites. What would happen to these young learners if the primary funding for their related services, including OT was cut? The current healthcare reform bill that proposes cuts in medicaid and CHIP would certainly affect their quality of life, and decrease the potential for greatest achievement in ADLs, play, and social development. I'm not sure that this is the answer that this clinician wants to hear. I would like to hear what AOTA is doing to lobby against these cuts.