Students: Tell Congress to Improve Medicare Beneficiary Access to Audiology Services

Complete the form below to contact your members of Congress or learn more about access to audiology services.

Medicare coverage for audiology services should be expanded to include all Medicare-covered diagnostic and treatment services that correspond the scope of practice in audiology. Coverage should also allow for direct access to audiology services by removing language requiring a physician referral and reclassifying audiologists from “supplier” to “practitioner”, which would acknowledge the role audiologists play in providing hearing health care services and enable them to provide services via telehealth.


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