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).

Friday, 26 July 2019

Joint Statement of Support for Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act

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AAA, ADA, and ASHA lead efforts to help seniors with their hearing health care needs

On July 25, 2019, U.S. Representatives Tom Rice (R-SC), Matt Cartwright (D-PA), Mark Meadows (R-NC), Ralph Norman (R-SC), Mike Kelly (R-PA), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Brad Schneider (D-IL), Ann Kuster (D-NH), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), and Lisa Blunt-Rochester (D-DE) introduced the Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act of 2019 (H.R. 4056). This legislation will enhance the Medicare benefit by providing beneficiaries critical direct access to both diagnostic and therapeutic services of audiologists. The bill is endorsed by the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA). Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rand Paul (R-KY) plan to introduce imminently a Senate companion bill.

Monday, 01 July 2019

AuDacity Student Scholarship Applications Now Available—Deadline July 31st

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Student Scholarship applications are now available for AuDacity 2019! Scholarship recipients will receive a conference registration as well a travel stipend and hotel accommodations for the duration of the conference. To apply, download the scholarship application and submit it by mail or email no later than July 31st.

Friday, 14 June 2019

New Written Recommendation for Hearing Aid Document Now Available

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Visit the ADA Practice Resource Catalogue and take advantage of complimentary members-only documents, located at the bottom of the page, including the recently added Written Recommendation for Hearing Aids, which is required by United Healthcare Commercial Insurance plans who offer hearing aid coverage and benefits. While this form is similar to a medical clearance waiver, it contains the specific language (written recommendation for hearing aids) outlined by the United Healthcare medical policy. This form is provided in a Word format.

Friday, 07 June 2019

ADA’s AuDition—Setting the Stage for Audiology’s Future

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With the help of ADA member stakeholders, ADA recently made some improvements to the AuDition career connection platform. AuDition is setting the stage for audiologists and audiology students to train, practice, partner, hire, buy, sell, and succeed. It is the only matching system designed specifically for audiologists, Au.D. students, and practice owners. ADA's AuDition system brings audiology’s present and future together to achieve mutual goals.

Monday, 03 June 2019

Volunteer Opportunities Available—ADA Needs You!

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Advance your profession and expand your professional network through ADA volunteer service. ADA is currently seeking member volunteers to serve on the following committees: Advocacy & Public Policy, Practice Accreditation, and Member Publications & Resources. The time commitment varies by committee but is typically 1-2 hours each month.

Monday, 20 May 2019

Preliminary AuDacity Program Now Available

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AuDacity 2019 will offer an amazing array of advocacy, learning, and networking opportunities! Join your friends and colleagues November 14-16, 2019 at the Gaylord Resort in National Harbor, Maryland—and enjoy unrivaled opportunities to grow your practice and your network!

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Focus on Physician Outreach During Better Hearing Month

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May marks Better Hearing Month—Raise awareness and revenue by developing physician relationships this month! ADA has some resources to assist you and your team in putting together your physician outreach efforts during the month of May.

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