Welcome to the Arkansas Occupational Therapy Association's New Website!

We are SO happy you are here !  PLEASE take a little time to get to know our new website.   Content for members is available in several different formats. We will have social input so link in to our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. (Arkansas OTA)  Like anything, it takes a  bit to get to know how to navigate but, we are sure you will find it easy to use. Thank you for your support. We hope this upgraded site will assist with communication in all areas of the great state of Arkansas!!


09-08-2018:  Quarter 3 , 2018 Board Meeting will be held in the Newly Renovated OT House on the University of Arkansas campus. We will go to Facebook live for the last 30 minutes of the meeting to open up for questions of those who are unable to attend the public forum portion of meeting.  We are putting together a social hour after the meeting for everyone to come together and visit. We will announce addresses and times soon.  Hope to see you there.

05-05-18:  AROTA will be holding a general board meeting . It will be held from 10am-12pm at Arkansas Tech University, Morton Hall Rm 124. The board will meet from 10-11, but members are invited to attend from 11-12 to provide input and ask questions. We will test out Facebook live to try to connect with members unable to come to meeting.   We hope to see you there!

1-30-18 The optum screen for DDTCS and CHMS facilities has been delayed until 3-1-18 in order to allow for more training and to finalize facility schedules. They are looking for 3 more facilities (providers) to go ahead and start the screening process at one of their facilities. Contact DDS for further information.



General Information




Here is the latest from CMS conerning The IRF PPS Addenda along with other supporting documents and tables referenced in this final rule are available through the internet on theCMS website at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/​Medicare/​Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/​InpatientRehabFacPPS/​.


In Arkansas, Occupational Therapy is regulated by the Arkansas State Medical Board. For licensure information, please contact:

Arkansas State Medical Board
1401 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 340
Little Rock, AR 72201-2936
(501) 296-1802

For the Arkansas Occupational Therapy Pratice Act, please visit: 


For the Arkansas OTA change/add supervision form and tracking log, please visit:


Depending upon your practice setting, you may need an NPI (National Provider Identifier). It is free and can be obtained online at:

In order to become a Medicaid Provider in Arkansas, please visit: