Completed Legislation - 2021 Senate Bill 182 completed Legislative action on March 23, 2021, and was signed by the Governor on March 31, 2021. Included in this Bill was the following Rule filed by the WV Board of Occupational Therapy. This Rule becomes effective on May 1, 2021. Telehealth Practice; Requirements; DefinitionsRead more
COMMENT PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED During the 2020 Legislative Session, House Bill 4003, requiring healthcare Boards to regulate telehealth practice, was passed. Below is a link to the proposed Rule to establish procedures for the practice of telehealth by an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant. The Rule will be open for public comment…Read more
Completed Legislation - 2020 House Bill 4252 completed Legislative action on March 6, 2020, and was signed by the Governor on March 25, 2020. Included in this Bill were the following three Rules filed by the WV Board of Occupational Therapy. These Rules become effective on July 1, 2020. Fees for Services Rendered by the…Read more
Senate Bill (SB) 4, approved by the Governor on April 20, 2017 and becoming effective on July 5, 2017, provides an exemption from licensure for professional practice for a charitable function.