American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Medicare and Speech-Language Pathologists in Private Practice

Medicare and Speech-Language Pathologists in Private Practice

Introduction

On July 16, 2008 the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) of 2008 was passed, which included a provision that will allow speech-language pathologists in private practice to directly bill the Medicare program effective July 1, 2009. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services began accepting enrollment applications beginning June 2, 2009.

This site contains the information and updates you will need to prepare your practice for billing Medicare.

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