Audiology Today
July/August 2024

The American Academy of Audiology promotes quality hearing and balance care by advancing the profession of audiology through leadership, advocacy, education, public awareness, and support of research. Dive into the latest issue below!

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE | Expanding the Audiology Global Network

In my president’s address at AAA 2024+HearTECH Expo in Atlanta, I emphasized the need for collaboration to advance the field of audiology.

Сochlear implant for people with deafness and hearing loss that helps to restore hearing.

New Cochlear Implant Candidacy and Mapping

There have been recent changes in the cochlear implant field, including new indications for cochlear implantation and new methods to individualize the map settings to support better outcomes for recipients of cochlear implants.

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Update on Pharmacists and Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

In the year and a half since over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids became available on the market, sales have been less robust than some had expected.

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Intentional Stress: Part 1 of 2

Resilience is the ability to function with and recover from stress. It is a mindset where we make an active decision to adapt, cope, or respond. It is also a muscle, which can be strengthened with intentional training.

Parents with infant receiving explanation of hearing loss by audiologist.

Counseling Parents for Hearing Aid Management

Audiologists can use counseling strategies to help parents overcome challenges and develop effective hearing aid management habits in their daily life.

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CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT | Federal Employee Program Hearing Aid Benefit Changes for 2024

The Federal Employee Program (FEP) contracts with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) to administer benefits for federal employees across the nation.

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AUDIOLOGY ADVOCATE | The Medicare Audiology Access Improvement Act: Implications for Billable Treatment Services

Audiologists are limited to providing only diagnostic services in Medicare in spite of the fact that audiologists are licensed to provide both diagnostic and treatment services pursuant to the practice acts in all fifty states.

Abbreviated Interview with Cindy Olsen, AuD, Audiology and Hearing Aid Center

ON TREND | Abbreviated Interview with Cindy Olsen, AuD, Audiology and Hearing Aid Center

An abbreviated interview with Cindy Olsen, AuD, Audiology and Hearing Aid Center.