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PUBLIC POLICY DIRECTION STATEMENT

Position ATRA to influence federal legislation and regulation to positively impact consumers and the practice of recreational therapy

 

2019 Priorities

  1. Monitor legislative action on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  2. Monitor potential action on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  3. Reintroduce the Inpatient Rehabilitation Act directing CMS to acknowledge recreational therapy within inpatient rehabilitation settings
  4. Develop and implement a Legislative Summit in Washington DC for ATRA members
  5. Expand partnerships and collaborative relationships with national organizations
  6. Monitor federal legislation in skilled nursing, behavioral health, community, inpatient rehabilitation, veteran services, and schools.

2019 PUBLIC POLICY WORK PLAN

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