Interesting Health Policy Perspectives column in this month's issue of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy.    Direct link:

Health Policy Perspectives

Defining the Value of Occupational Therapy: A Health Policy Lens on Research and Practice
Amy Jo Lamb and Christina A. Metzler
Am J Occup Ther January 2014 68:9-14; doi:10.5014/ajot.2014.681001 OPEN ACCESS ARTICLE

As occupational therapy leaders position the profession to seize opportunities within the landmark policy shift created by the Affordable Care Act, it is essential to identify, produce, and effectively use evidence demonstrating the value of occupational therapy to nurture the growth of the profession.