Bailey LeBoeuf Johnson, Occupational Therapy Association
of Colorado, provided a handout to the committee (Attachment I). She
gave an overview of the therapies provided by occupation therapist. She
explained that occupational therapy services can treat pain and addiction.
She spoke about the barriers individuals face when trying to access occupational
therapy services, including cost, lack of awareness of the role of an occupational
therapist, and Medicaid restrictions. She explained that Medicaid does
not cover occupational therapy services that are billed under a psychosocial