Medicare The “2004 Legislative Preview” by Reed Franklin and Neil Snyder for The ASHA Leader contains a wealth of updates spanning audiology and speech-language pathology services across a range of settings. The article also provides guidance on ways to advocate for bills that are before Congress. (To read the article ... Article
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Article   |   June 01, 2004
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SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, June 2004, Vol. 14, 10. doi:10.1044/aas14.2.10
SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, June 2004, Vol. 14, 10. doi:10.1044/aas14.2.10
The “2004 Legislative Preview” by Reed Franklin and Neil Snyder for The ASHA Leader contains a wealth of updates spanning audiology and speech-language pathology services across a range of settings. The article also provides guidance on ways to advocate for bills that are before Congress. (To read the article online, go to http://www.asha.org/about/publications/leader-online/archives/2004/, click on March 2 and then on the article.)
If the Hearing Health Accessibility Act is passed, Medicare beneficiaries will be able to receive audiology services from a qualified audiologist without physician referral. H.R. 2821 is before the House of Representatives, and S. 1647 is before the Senate. You are urged to contact your representative and senators to heighten their awareness and support of these bills.
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