Membership

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Real Benefits for Real Professionals

1. Insurance
Professional active or Associate AMTA members are covered automatically for both Professional and/or General Liability occurrence form insurance.UP to $2,000,000 per occurrence and up to $6,000,000 annual aggregate coverage.Coverage often exceeds the requirements of physicians, chiropractors, health clubs, spas, and resorts.

2. Continuing Education
AMTA is a leader in quality, affordable continuing Education. Extensive AMTA educational opportunities; AMTA Online, Spring State Conferences, and Fall State & National Conventions help you meet your continuing education membership & State License requirements. All are “Approved Providers” of the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).

3. Keeping current
AMTA keeps you up-to-date with news about your association, your profession, massage legislation, trends in health care, Public opinion & attitudes about massage therapy and efficacy research results.Your AMTA resources bring you the latest:

  • Annual Report (annually)
  • Massage Therapy Journal (quarterly)
  • Hands On Newsletter (bi-monthly)
  • AMTA’s website – http://www.amtamassage.org

4. Business Building
AMTA provides tools to help you start & grow your practice.

  • Free websites,
  • Discounted business cards
  • Supply Discounts
  • and more!

5. Ethics & Standards

  • AMTA ensures quality entry-level training through the Commission on massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA).
  • AMTA members abide by a Code Of Ethics
  • AMTA’s Standards of Practice mean safe, consistent norms are followed by members.

6. Legislative Advocacy

  • AMTA creates a favorable legislative climate for the practice of massage therapy.
  • AMTA operates a Law & Legislative Assistance Program (LLAP) that has provided over a half million dollars to advance fair licensing and legislation for a diverse coalition of massage practitioners.
  • AMTA meets with city & state legislators to positively impact new and revised massage legislation.
  • AMTA reviews healing arts and CAM licensing bills weekly so they can respond to prospective licensing affecting the massage profession.
  • Members can access summaries licensing bills at AMTA’s web site -http://www.amtamassage.org

7. Promote Awareness

  • AMTA’s campaign for positive national and local media coverage has resulted in greater acceptance of massage therapy.
  • AMTA’s public relations efforts reach over 500 million potential clients annually for you.
  • AMTA is educating physicians and other healthcare professionals about the efficacy of massage therapy and how to locate qualified AMTA Professional members for referrals.
  • AMTA is supporting over 2 million visits to AMTA’s web based Public Information Center.

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