Tuesday, 08 October 2019

ADA Presents MAASA Congressional Connect Contest

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We are just over a month away from AuDacity 2019, where audiologists, students, staff, and other advocates from around the country will join us in Washington D.C. on November 14th as we advocate for the Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act (MAASA). There is still time to register and join us on Capitol Hill for our 2019 Lobby Day. Your legislators need to hear from you about the impact this much needed reform will have on your patients.

Monday, 07 October 2019

Drs. Bray and Sjoblad Elected to Serve on the ADA Board of Directors

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The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is pleased to announce that the following Fellow members have been elected to serve on the ADA Board of Directors:

Tuesday, 01 October 2019

Make the Most of National Audiology Awareness Month

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Tomorrow begins National Audiology Awareness Month on October 1st, a perfect segue from the September introduction of the Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act (MAASA) (S. 2446) in the U.S. Senate! S. 2446, strongly endorsed by members of ADA, AAA, ASHA, and HLAA, is championed by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), along with Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Roger Wicker (R-MS). The bill is identical to companion legislation (H.R. 4056), introduced by Representative Tom Rice (R-SC) and Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA) on July 25th in the U.S. House of Representatives. View a list of cosponsors here.

Monday, 30 September 2019

Promote National Audiology Awareness Month

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Promoting National Audiology Awareness Month and National Protect Your Hearing Month throughout October doesn’t have to be scary or overwhelming. Take advantage of print, post, and present-ready resources from ADA and other great sources and take your community outreach efforts from ghoulish to great!

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Lobby Day 2019 FAQ

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We here at ADA headquarters have fielded some questions from our members about AuDacity 2019 and the Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act (MAASA) H.R. 4056/S. 2446 Lobby Day. It is in that spirit we give you,

Who, What, When, Where, Why:
Lobby Day 2019

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Senate Version of Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act Introduced in US Senate

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ADA is pleased to announce that, upon their return to the U.S. Senate yesterday after the August recess, U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Rand Paul (R-KY), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced the Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act of 2019 (S. 2446) to remove unnecessary barriers to timely, evidence-based, and cost-effective audiologic care for millions of Medicare beneficiaries. S. 2446 is identical to companion legislation H.R. 4056, which was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) on July 25, 2019.

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

ADA Presents the Labor Day to Lobby Day AuDience Choice AuDvocacy Scholarship

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Are you an AuDiology AuDvocate looking for a creative way to fund your way to Lobby Day?

Apply for an ADA Labor Day to Lobby Day AuDience Choice AuDvocacy Scholarship for your chance to win a travel scholarship to Washington D.C. on November 14th to ask members of Congress to support the Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act (H.R. 4056)!

Wednesday, 14 August 2019

ADA 2019 Lobby Day Basics Webinar: What You Need to Know Before You Go

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Are you planning to attend the ADA 2019 Lobby Day on Thursday, November 14th in Washington D.C., but wondering what to expect? Or perhaps you are undecided but want to learn more about it…

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

ADA 2019 Election Slate and Call for Nominations

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At this time of the year, ADA turns its attention to future leadership and our election activities. This is an extremely important process, as those elected will help determine the direction of the association and of the profession for the next several years. Positions to be filled this year are President-Elect and one Director-at-Large.

Friday, 26 July 2019

MAASA Introduced with Broad Bi-Partisan Support to Streamline Access to Hearing and Balance Care

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Lexington, Ky.—The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) commends U.S. Representatives Tom Rice (R-SC), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Matt Cartwright (D-PA), Mike Kelly (R-PA), Ann Kuster (D-NH), Ralph Norman (R-SC), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Mark Meadows (R-NC), Brad Schneider (D-IL), and Lisa Blunt-Rochester (D-DE) on the introduction of the Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act of 2019 (H.R. 4056).

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