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Professional Associations, State Licensure, and the Reimbursement of Telerehabilitation

  • Janet E. Brown
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Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Abstract

Professional associations and state licensing boards play important roles in the credentialing and practice standards for occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists in the United States. The policies and regulations developed by these groups play a role in educating and influencing others about telerehabilitation. This chapter will describe how the emerging area of telerehabilitation is being handled by national and international professional associations and will address the role and variability of state licensing boards. The current status of telerehabilitation reimbursement will be discussed.

Keywords

Occupational Therapy Professional Association Current Procedural Terminology Current Procedural Terminology Code State Board 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationRockvilleUSA

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