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Colorado Office of Occupational Therapy
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Welcome to the Occupational Therapy Homepage

The Office of Occupational Therapy regulates individual occupational therapists.The Office does not regulate clinics where occupational therapy is practiced. The Division Director is authorized to take disciplinary actions against those who violate the Occupational Therapy Practice Act, Rules and Regulations. Office activities include issuing licenses to occupational therapists, investigating complaints about occupational therapists, and enforcing disciplinary actions taken by the Division Director.

Program Information

Public Notices

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - September 23, 2022

The Office of Occupational Therapy will hold a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide testimony before the Director considers adopting revisions to Rule 1.20, to implement Colorado House Bill 22-1284 (Concerning updates to state surprise billing laws to facilitate the implementation of surprise billing protections, and aligning state law with the federal "No Surprises Act"); and permanently adopting Rules 1.22 and 1.23, to implement Executive Orders D 2022-032 (Directing State Agencies to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care in Colorado), and D 2022-034 (Protecting Colorado’s Workforce and Expanding Licensing Opportunities). 

Implementation of Executive Orders D 2022 032 and D 2022 034 

The Division of Professions and Occupations' held a Joint Stakeholder Meeting for all Boards and Programs that allowed stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback, and help develop new rules to implement the directives of Executive Order D-2022-034 (Protecting Colorado’s Workforce and Expanding Licensing Opportunities).

The Division of Professions and Occupations' held a Joint Stakeholder Meeting for all healthcare Boards and Programs that allowed stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback, and help develop new rules to implement the directives of Executive Order D-2022-032 (Directing State Agencies to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care in Colorado).

 

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - July 18, 2022

The Office of Occupational Therapy will hold a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide testimony before the Director considers adopting the proposed revisions to Rules 1.5 and 1.14, to implement Colorado Senate Bill 22-116 (Concerning the ability of an individual to obtain an occupational credential through the occupational credential portability program); and renumber a few rules to provide a general cleanup.

 

 

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - May 19, 2021

The Office of Occupational Therapy held a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing on May 19, 2021, that allowed stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback, before the Director considered adopting new and revised rules to implement:

1. Colorado Senate Bill 21-003 (Concerning the recreation and reenactment, with amendments, of the "Occupational Therapy Practice Act", and, in connection therewith, reestablishing the licensing functions of the Director of the Division of Professions and Occupations in the Department of Regulatory Agencies regarding occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants);
2. Colorado House Bill 20-1326 (Concerning an expansion of an individual's ability to practice an occupation in Colorado through creation of an occupational credential portability program); and
3. Colorado Senate Bill 20-102 (Concerning required disclosures to patients regarding formal actions based on sexual misconduct).

Legislative Updates
Program Information

Zen Mayhugh, Program Director

Office of Occupational Therapy
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-894-7800  |  Fax: 303-894-0144  |  Email: dora_occupationaltherapists@state.co.us

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