Ralph Eric Kohl has notable professional experience on education, healthcare, medicare & medicaid, veterans, and insurance issues. Ralph currently works full-time for AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS and has previously worked for The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA) .

Practice Areas

Areas of Experience

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS
Duration : 6.2 years (2013 - 2019) active
Revenue : $63,333.00 (monthly) - $5,430,000.00 (total)
- Nursing Workforce Development programs Appropriate recognition of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION INC (AOTA)
Duration : 4.5 years (2008 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $50,000.00 (monthly) - $2,330,000.00 (total)
- No bill#: Support of occupational therapy and early intervening funds included in the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS
Duration : 6.2 years (2013 - 2019) active
Revenue : $63,333.00 (monthly) - $5,430,000.00 (total)
- PPACA implementation. Provider recognition. HR 2, Medicare access and CHIP reauthorization act. HR 6, 21st Century Cures Act. HR 1220/S 624, Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act.

AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION INC (AOTA)
Duration : 4.5 years (2008 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $50,000.00 (monthly) - $2,330,000.00 (total)
- No bill: Advocated regarding the benefits package for exchange health plans. Promoted coverage of occupational therapy and for broad definition of habilitation. No Bill: Advocated for inclusion of occupational theapy as a mental health profession in the National Health Services Corps. S. 1094/H.R. 2005 (PL 112-32) - Combating Autism Reauthorization Act: Advocate for mandatory coverage of occupational therapy services and educate about role of occupational therapy in treatment of autism. ...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS
Duration : 6.2 years (2013 - 2019) active
Revenue : $63,333.00 (monthly) - $5,430,000.00 (total)
- Scope of practice and reimbursement issues

AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION INC (AOTA)
Duration : 4.5 years (2008 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $50,000.00 (monthly) - $2,330,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 43 and S. 46 - Medicare Access to Rehabilitative Services Act of 2009: Support and passage of all provisions, lobbying for the repeal of the provisions of the 1997 Balance Budget Act which imposed a $1840 annual cap on occupational therapy services covered by Medicare. HR 1094 - Medicare Home Health Flexibility Act of 2009: All provisions, passage, lobbying for changes to current regulations governing the provision of home health services under Medicare Part B to allow Occupational Th...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS
Duration : 6.2 years (2013 - 2019) active
Revenue : $63,333.00 (monthly) - $5,430,000.00 (total)
- HR 4486 Military and Veterans Appropriations for FY 2015; HR 3230 Veterans Access Choice and Accountability Act; VHA regulations and policies relating to Veterans access to safe anesthesia care

AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION INC (AOTA)
Duration : 4.5 years (2008 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $50,000.00 (monthly) - $2,330,000.00 (total)
- No bill #: Educate Congress regarding occupational therapy's role working with soldiers coping with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health issues to maximize their functional performance and fully reintegrate into their lives at home and in their communities.. S. 957, H.R. 1855: Veterans' Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitative Services' Improvement Act of 2011 - educate about the important role of occupational therapy in treating these conditions and helping our wounde...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS
Duration : 6.2 years (2013 - 2019) active
Revenue : $63,333.00 (monthly) - $5,430,000.00 (total)
- Provider non discrimination CRNA reimbursement and coverage issues

AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION INC (AOTA)
Duration : 4.5 years (2008 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $50,000.00 (monthly) - $2,330,000.00 (total)
- No bill: Advocated for coverage of occupational therapy under the required rehabilitation, habilitation and devices category of exchange plans. PL 111-148 - Affordable Care Act: Advocate for occupational therapy coverage under employer based insurance plans; relay concerns about inadequate survey and resulting plan done by Dept of Labor for part on therapy services. Advocate for inclusion f occupational therapy coerage in essential benefits package and for appropriate structure of Account...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS
Duration : 6.2 years (2013 - 2019) active
Revenue : $63,333.00 (monthly) - $5,430,000.00 (total)
- HR 1783, Improving Veterans Access to Quality Care Act HR 959 Title VIII Reauthorization Act HR 1628, HR 277, the American Health Care Act Medicare reimbursement Chronic Pain management Nursing workforce development

AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION INC (AOTA)
Duration : 4.5 years (2008 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $50,000.00 (monthly) - $2,330,000.00 (total)
- No bill #: Educate members and staff about occupational therapy research.
AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION INC (AOTA)
Duration : 4.5 years (2008 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $50,000.00 (monthly) - $2,330,000.00 (total)
- No bill #: Funding of Higher Education Loan Forgiveness for Occupational Therapists working with Children and or veterans. No bill#: Lobbied to establish a reserve fund for the Medicare Outpatient Therapy Caps Repeal to provide funding for cap repeal.
AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION INC (AOTA)
Duration : 4.5 years (2008 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $50,000.00 (monthly) - $2,330,000.00 (total)
- S.786 To amend title 10, US Code to modify the Apointment and Grade of the Chief of the Army Medical Specialist Corp. - Advocate to elevate the Chief of the Medical Specialist Corps to the rank of Brigadier (1 star) General under the Army Medical Specialist Corps. H.R. 531 - Access to Frontline Health Act: Advocate for passage to provide loan repayments to occupational therapists in exchange for providing services for 2 years in designated scarcity area and to address health care workforce s...
AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION INC (AOTA)
Duration : 4.5 years (2008 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $50,000.00 (monthly) - $2,330,000.00 (total)
- None

Top Expertise

  • EDUCATION
  • HEALTHCARE
  • MEDICARE & MEDICAID
  • VETERANS
  • INSURANCE

Employers

Current

  • AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS

Past

  • AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION INC (AOTA)