Lobby Day 2018 Update

Your fellow AMTA-NY Chapter members went to the Capitol on Tuesday May 8th and met with  legislators of New York State.

We discussed inclusion of NYS licensed massage therapists as a provider of massage therapy services that can be reimbursed by NYS Worker’s Compensation. We also pursued efforts to combat illegal practice in our profession.

This year, we are supporting the following legislation:

Would establish a fee schedule for massage therapy in the same manner as physical and occupational therapy, and allow an injured employee to receive reimbursement for massage therapy services when provided by a licensed massage therapist. Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes relevant to licensed massage therapists’ scope of practice include: 97010, 97110, 97124, 97140 and 97799.

Relates to the unauthorized practice of a profession, the unauthorized use of a professional title and the practice of aesthetics.

Help our profession by downloading these letters and sending them to your representatives.

A.4433 Support Letter Template

S.406.Support Letter Template

S.2488 Support Letter Template