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§ 1514. Practice and referral

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)Effective: September 4, 2012

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 29. Occupational Therapy Practice Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 4, 2012
63 P.S. § 1514
§ 1514. Practice and referral
(a) An occupational therapist may enter a case for the purposes of providing indirect services, consultation, evaluating an individual as to the need for services and other occupational therapy services for conditions such as perceptual, cognitive, sensory integration and similar conditions. Implementation of direct occupational therapy to an individual for a specific medical condition shall be based on a referral from a licensed physician, licensed optometrist, licensed podiatrist, licensed certified registered nurse practitioner or licensed physician assistant.
(b) This act shall not be construed as authorization for an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant to practice a branch of the healing arts except as described in this act.


1982, June 15, P.L. 502, No. 140, § 14, effective in 90 days. Amended 2004, May 18, P.L. 220, No. 30, § 1, effective July 19, 2004; 2012, July 5, P.L. 1132, No. 138, § 4, effective in 60 days [Sept. 4, 2012].
63 P.S. § 1514, PA ST 63 P.S. § 1514
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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