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Registration is Open for 2018 ALAA Convention!

You are cordially invited to attend the 2018 Alabama Academy of Audiology Convention to be held at the beautiful Sandestin Hilton Resort on September 27-28, 2017. Early registration ends August 27th. We will be offering 13.5 hours of continuing education that is presently in the process of being accredited by both the American Academy of Audiology and the
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Become an exhibitor at the 2018!

We invite you to become an exhibitor at the 2018 Alabama Academy of Audiology Convention. At the overwhelming request of our attendees, the meeting will again be held at the beautiful Sandestin Hilton Golf Resort and Spa (www.sandestinbeachhilton.com), beginning on Thursday morning, September 27th and continuing through Friday afternoon, September 28th, 2018. Our convention has continued to grow exponentially
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BCBSAL Update

Recently, BCBSAL provided policy stating: “Blue Cross requires claims to be billed under the name and National Provider Identifier (NPI) of the provider who actually rendered the service and does not recognize “incident to” billing. Under no circumstances should services performed solely by a CRNP, CNM, PA or PA/SA be billed under a physician’s name
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CMS Reminder

Since 2008, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) policy states that Medicare does not cover audiological diagnostic tests billed incident to a physician’s service. The specific text from the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual is provided here: “Audiological diagnostic tests are not covered under the benefit for services incident to a physician’s service (described in
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