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Beyond the Clinic: Health Care Policies & Access to Audiology Services (SIG 8) (On Demand Webinar) (WEB19435)

Presenter(s): Arrianna Marie Planey, PhD
Course Description

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This webinar will discuss how health care policies affect access to audiology services. The speaker will present the results of a study of (in)equity in access to audiology services in the absence of Medicare reimbursements beyond physician-referred audiology assessments.

This webinar is part of the SIGnature Series, a collection of webinars developed by volunteers from ASHA’s Special Interest Groups, who share practical, evidence-based suggestions and solutions based on their in-depth knowledge, clinical experiences, and passion for their specialty areas. This webinar was developed by SIG 8: Audiology and Public Health.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Identify practical and financial constraints audiologists experience due to current Medicare and Medicaid regulations
  • Identify potential effects of Medicare and Medicaid policies on patients’ access to care
  • Describe dimensions of access to hearing health care beyond insurance status and affordability

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What is a webinar?

Webinars are slide-based presentation and question-and-answer sessions that you can watch live at a pre-scheduled date and time or on-demand at your leisure after the live event occurs (see live date for this webinar above).

Learning assessment


Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): WEB19435
Available Through: November 09, 2025