Professional Issues → Legislation

Recent Activity/Successes

  • Rural Tax Credit 2019 & 2020
  • Fair Co-Pay 2015, 2018, 2019 passed
  • CP Early Identification of Infants at “high risk” for CP 2019
  • #ChoosePT day 2/14/17 (building awareness about PT as an alternative to opioid prescriptions for chronic pain);
  • 2017 working with Trialliance of APTA NM
  • Childhood Obesity Memorial 2016
  • Direct Access 2015
  • Patient Access Bill 2015
  • NM Occupational Therapy Association and NM Speech-Language Hearing Association) about changes to the Medicaid Waiver program
  • Dry Needling into our PT Licensing Board Rules and Regulations

APTA New Mexico Legislative Committee

  • Mary Beth Barkocy
  • Beth Black
  • Don Blackburn
  • Genia Devenport
  • Karen Lucero
  • Gretchen Johnson
  • Kim Parker-Guerrero
  • Janet Popp
  • Julianna Koob, Lobbyist

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