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Are you signature compliant?

Massachusetts has updated its credential regulations for clinical documentation



According to 259 CMR 3.03:

3.03: Documentation

The Client's record must be signed with the provider's name, professional designation, and license number.


According to 259 CMR 3.06:

3.06: Designations

(1) Occupational therapists shall use the initials OT after their name.

(2) Students enrolled in an accredited program in occupational therapy shall use the initials OT/s after their name.

(3) Occupational therapy assistants shall use the initials OTA after their name.

(4) Students enrolled in an accredited program in occupational therapy assistants shall use the initials OTA/s after their name.


Click here to view Code of Massachusetts Regulations regarding Occupational Therapists, updated August 2020

Follow the guidelines below to make sure you are signing your documentation correctly!


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:


Guidelines for Documentation of Occupational Therapy from the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)


Maximizing Your Clinical Documentation from the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)


Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy, Inc. (MAOT)
P.O. Box 850543 Braintree, MA 02185   Email: info@maot.org

*MAOT no longer has a phone number - please email us at the address above*

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