Paying for Private Occupational Therapy: The 10 Most Common Ways

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Paying for Private Occupational Therapy: The 10 Most Common Ways

June 28, 2016 - 8:00 am
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A common question many people ask when they call is, "What are the ways to pay for private Occupational Therapy?"

There are lots of ways to pay for private Occupational Therapy!

Many parents tell us, for example, that they choose to substitute private Occupational Therapy for music lessons for 1/2 a year as the best help they can get for their child.  Or parents tell us that they spend more on their pet in the course of a year than they would on Occupational Therapy help for their child!

Employers keep us on their roster, Occupational Therapy Treatment costs less than an employee taking a day off work!

Here are the 10 most common ways that you can pay for private Occupational Therapy:

 

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Extended Health Care Insurance that includes Occupational Therapy Submit your paid Occupational Therapy receipt to your extended health insurance for reimbursement. A physician’s prescription may be required.
An Employer

 
Speak to your employer about options for paying for Occupational Therapy at work, especially to prevent or treat a workplace injury or to accommodate a disability.
An Employee Assistance Program Speak to your EAP representative about options for paying for Occupational Therapy.
Automobile Insurance

 
Ask your physician for a prescription for Occupational Therapy - often required first by insurance- if you were injured in an auto accident and then speak to your auto insurance company.
Long Term Disability or Critical Illness Benefits Ask your physician for a prescription for Occupational Therapy –often required first by insurance - and then speak to your insurance company if you are on LTD/using critical illness benefits.
Current Service with the Canadian Forces Ask National Defense and the Canadian Forces about your eligibility for Occupational Therapy.
Past Service with the Canadian Forces (Veteran) Ask Veterans Affairs Canada about your eligibility for Occupational Therapy.
Affiliations with community organizations, churches, service groups and unions Ask your community organization, church, service group or union for their help in paying for private Occupational Therapy.
A Social Worker Ask your social worker for help to access provincial government, federal government or other resources to pay for Occupational Therapy.
None of the above Include your paid Occupational Therapy receipt in your medical expenses when you file income tax with the Canada Revenue Agency.

For private, mobile Occupational Therapy in greater Saint John, Fredericton or Moncton, New Brunswick, with help for children, adults and seniors at home, school and work:

Call direct 506.847.0677

Call toll-free in New Brunswick 1.877.784.5353

Or Contact Us.

Download our brochure Paying for Private Occupational Therapy in English Paying for Private Occupational Therapy Services


and in French Payer pour l'Ergothérapie en Privé


 


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