Hearing related professional associations work with expert clinician and research members to write and publish practice guidance policies on a large variety of topics. These guiding documents are developed to provide clinicians with tools to reach optimal outcomes for patients. Recent discussion of health care policies suggests that reimbursement will be increasingly tied to—and could be boosted by—clinicians' use of best practices and improved patient outcomes.
ASHA, along with expert members, provides guidance for audiologists on a variety of topics. These have been selected from the library to assist dispensing audiologists.