Tag Archives: Insurance

How Do You Write Your Sensory Integration Goals?

Want to know one of the biggest bummers as an occupational therapist? Getting an insurance denial calling your sensory integration intervention “experimental.” Our profession is actively moving into an entry level doctorate, and yet we are still facing feedback that … Continue reading

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Ethical Dilemmas in OT Practice: What Would You Do?

Alright, therapists – let’s play a little game I like to call: “Is it ethical?” Occupational therapists are good people. I think I can rightfully make that statement, don’t you? Hopefully a therapist can’t make it through school, fieldwork, and … Continue reading

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Interpreting an Occupational Therapy Evaluation

I spend far too long writing up an evaluation, thankful for the moment it is off of my desk and into a parent’s hands. I’ve analyzed, interpreted, and poured my little OT heart into page after page. However, many times … Continue reading

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Getting Dad (or any other skeptic) on Board With OT

I watched one day as a mother handed over stacks of dollar bills to the receptionist at my clinic. Paying a high bill with ones and fives seemed a little strange. That is until I discovered her reasoning behind this … Continue reading

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Is Sensory Processing Disorder Real?

Sensory Processing Disorder, or SPD, is quite the hot topic in the pediatric world these days. Since occupational therapists are the ones that these children are referred to for therapy, I often get a lot of questions on the subject. … Continue reading

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New Year, New Co-Pays

Ah yes, it’s January first. A day of new beginnings, resolutions, and for a lot of people- a fresh new deductible to meet on their insurance policy. In the world of pediatric therapy, insurance can drive a parent (and therapist) crazy. First of … Continue reading

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