Tuesday, 09 October 2018

CareCredit creates 'Insights from the Outside' - A Panel of "Doctorpreneurs” to share best practices

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COSTA MESA, Calif. – September 26, 2018 – Doctors who are also practice owners share many common opportunities and challenges. To facilitate the sharing of insights, ideas, and best practices, CareCredit created Insights from the Outside, a panel of “doctorpreneurs” from across many healthcare specialties including dentistry, veterinary medicine, ophthalmology, optometry, and audiology.

Tuesday, 09 October 2018

APCA Legislative Policy and Planning Town Hall Meeting

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APCA Legislative Policy and Planning Town Hall Meeting to Determine the Future of 18x18 and APCA to be Held Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern at the Gaylord Palms Resort

Who: ADA Members and APCA Donors
What: APCA Legislative Policy and Planning Town Hall Meeting
When: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Where: The Gaylord Palms Resort, Orlando, Florida in conjunction with the AuDacity Conference
Why: To discuss opportunities for passage of APCA in the current Congress and to determine the future of the 18x18 movement

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Mastermind Mentoring – It's Here ...

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The term “Mastermind Group” is a long-recognized peer-to-peer mentoring concept used to facilitate problem solving using small groups of peers dedicated to helping each other succeed. The Mastermind Group concept was originally introduced by author Napoleon Hill in the early 20th Century.

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Hearing Associations Release Consensus Recommendations for New Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Classification

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Washington, DC - August 14, 2018: The major U.S. hearing healthcare professional associations (Associations) today announced the release of a consensus paper, “Regulatory Recommendations for OTC Hearing Aids: Safety and Effectiveness.” The consensus paper was developed by a working group representing all associations to provide guidance to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as it develops an over-the-counter (OTC) hearing device classification as mandated by the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (FDARA). The consensus paper, which outlines five evidence-based recommendations related to the safety and effectiveness of this new class of devices, was jointly developed and endorsed by the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), American Academy of Audiology (AAA), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and International Hearing Society (IHS).

Wednesday, 01 August 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released their proposed rules

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released their proposed rule for the 2019 Payment Year Quality Payment Program (QPP) and Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) July 12, 2018. Audiologists can review the QPP fact sheet, the MPFS fact sheet and the proposed rule online.

Saturday, 30 June 2018

ADA Response To AAA FAQ Regarding The Audiology Patient Choice Act

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On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, ADA members and stakeholders had the opportunity to visit more than 125 offices to meet with federal legislators and their staffs, as well as executive branch health policy experts to discuss the Audiology Patient Choice Act (APCA).

Friday, 15 June 2018

Audiology Project Webinar: Diabetes and Audiological Monitoring of Ototoxic/Vestibulotoxic Medications, to be Held on Tuesday, June 26th

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Register for the Audiology Project Webinar: Diabetes and Audiological Monitoring of Ototoxic/Vestibulotoxic Medications, to be Held on Tuesday, June 26th, at Noon Eastern

Monday, 23 April 2018

AuDvocate For AuDiology: Register To Attend APCA Lobby Day On June 13th

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The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is invites you to participate in the 2018 Audiology Patient Choice Act (APCA) Lobby Day in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, June 13th from 8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

Friday, 20 April 2018

ADA Response To AAA Statements Made At AAA Membership Meeting

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The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is committed to working with key stakeholders to advance advocacy objectives that elevate the profession of audiology and foster access to high quality audiologic care for patients.The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is committed to working with key stakeholders to advance advocacy objectives that elevate the profession of audiology and foster access to high quality audiologic care for patients.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Senators Warren and Paul Introduce The Audiology Patient Choice Act in U.S. Senate

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018 — The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is excited to report that Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) have introduced S.2575, the Audiology Patient Choice Act, in the Senate. ADA commends them for their leadership in introducing this important legislation, which will improve the delivery of hearing and balance services for millions of Medicare beneficiaries while eliminating unnecessary duplicative services and waste.

“The Audiology Patient Choice Act, if enacted, will bring Medicare in line with current standards of care and evidence-based practices,” said ADA President, Alicia Spoor, Au.D. “I applaud Senators Warren and Paul for their commitment to ensure that Medicare patients have streamlined access to safe, efficient audiologic care—and the same opportunity to choose from among all qualified providers as the rest of America enjoys.”

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