ASHA Advocacy communicates and informs ASHA's Advocates about federal and state issues related to health care, education, and speech-language pathology and audiology.
Thanks to those who've signed up for our Thunderclap on November 4! Let’s keep the momentum going! There’s no limit to the number of people who can participate. Please encourage your colleagues, patients, friends, and family to support the Thunderclap to #StopTheTherapyCap.
There are many benefits to volunteering for your professional association – networking with fellow members and obtaining connections, developing technical and/or leadership skills, and the ability to create additional opportunities for yourself within your career.
School-based SLPs-Check out PACE: Performance Assessment of Contributions and Effectiveness of SLPs, a performance evaluation tool developed by ASHA to account for your unique contribution to the school community. There's even a section on advocating for adoption in your school district!
ASHA's Health Care Economics Committee just finished up a fruitful meeting where they worked on reimbursement, coding, and advocacy issues that affect audiologists and SLPs. We appreciate our volunteer leaders for all of the work they do on behalf of ASHA members!
Theresa Rodgers, ASHA's Vice President for Government Relations and Public Policy, met with Rep. Gus Bilirakis today to thank him for his introduction of the Medicare Audiology Services Enhancement Act and all the work he's done on behalf of the professions.