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Community Occupational Therapy Services

When people require occupational therapy due to an injury at work, we may refer them to our network of Community Occupational Therapy (COT) providers. This network is made up of providers who have long-term contracts with us. These contracts come up for bidding periodically.

Overview of services

COT providers help injured workers acquire, retain and improve their independence and adaptive skills. The goal is to help them return to a productive life. Our contracted providers make services available in the home and/or in a community setting.

Services are divided into three primary categories:

  1. Treatment (designed to improve skills in self-care and productivity and to promote independence).
  2. Assistive technology. This includes assessment for equipment such as mobility aids/wheelchairs, and the need for vehicle and home modifications.
  3. Referrals for medically urgent situations.

Becoming a provider

Our long-term Community Occupational Therapy Services contracts come up for bidding every few years. To become a provider, you need to apply when the bidding process begins.

We post notifications on Bid Opportunities when contracts are up for bidding. All the information you need, including how to submit your bid, will be available in the posted documents.

Through Bid Opportunities, you can also sign up for automatic notifications whenever one of these bid opportunities is posted.

Submitting reports and invoices

All the information you need to complete our required paperwork is available in the contract documents you sign with us.

COT providers have access to our Provider Portal. This secure site lets you efficiently submit reports and invoices, check the payment status of your invoice, and receive referrals.

Need more information?

We're here to help. Please contact our Health Care Services team.