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Registration is Open for 2017 ALAA Convention!

You are cordially invited to attend the 2017 Alabama Academy of Audiology Convention to be held at the beautiful Sandestin Hilton Resort on October 5-6, 2017. 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 Alabama Board of Examiners for
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Become an exhibitor at the 2017!

We invite you to become an exhibitor at the 2017 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, October 5th and continuing through Friday afternoon, October 6th, 2017. 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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