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Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on November 13, 2018

Current procedural terminology (CPT) codes are used to designate services provided by healthcare professionals. As occupational therapists, we receive payment for our services depending on how we bill using these CPT codes. If we don’t properly bill for our services provided, we could be losing out on valuable income. This article aims to be a useful resource for new grads using occupational therapy CPT codes.

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Topics:Clinicalcoding and billingCPT codestips for new grads

Written by Ashleigh Heldstab, Published on October 23, 2018

Hello home health OTs! Aren’t we lucky? We get to work with clients in their most natural context; in the home or in the community.

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Topics:New Grad Successself-caretips for new grads

Written by Kaitlyn Jones, Published on September 25, 2018

Engagement in video game play is an ever-growing piece of mainstream society. Given the gaming industry’s status as a multi-billion-dollar entity that has recently surpassed the popularity of the film industry by sheer numbers alone, it is inevitable that gaming and engagement in video games have and will continue to be considered a meaningful occupation to many of our patients.

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Topics:accessibilityClinicaltips for new gradsvideo games

Written by Brittany Ferri, MS, OTR/L, CCTP, CLT, Published on September 18, 2018

Day after day, I look forward to meeting one particular OT patient, who consistently gives me words of wisdom in such a way that I always smile and laugh. Being so quick-witted in spite of her circumstances is a fantastic quality of hers and it shows in her entire demeanor. One day, it made me think — I am constantly receiving good pieces of advice and hearing wonderful things from many of my patients, but why should I be the only one who benefits from them? It made me want to share the advice I’ve received with other therapists who may be in need of it.

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Topics:Clinicalcommunicationpatient educationpatientstips for new grads

Written by Morgan Gralla, Published on July 31, 2018

All states require that occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants obtain state licensure in order to practice. However, the path to gaining your occupational therapy license differs from state to state, which can make the process a little tricky.

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Topics:CareersLicensureNBCOTtips for new grads

Written by Denae Asel-Templin MS, OTR/L, Published on July 3, 2018

You have just earned your degree, started working in your first OT job, and received your first paycheck. Your first instinct may be to treat yourself and buy that piece of clothing you’ve been eyeing for awhile, or put a little extra toward your student loans for the first time. Most new college graduates don’t think about putting a portion of their first paycheck towards retirement.

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Topics:budgetingFinancefinancestips for new grads


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