Access Audiology
Issue Focus: Audiology and the Affordable Care Act
November 2016

Access Audiology addresses the needs of professionals and students interested in the field of audiology.

Featured Article

Audiology and the Affordable Care Act
by Daneen Grooms


  • Attending ASHA Convention this week? Check out the educational and networking opportunities for audiologists.
  • Volunteer as a Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Site Visitor—Application deadline is Deadline Dec. 15.
  • Adult Hearing Screening is now live on the ASHA Practice Portal.
  • The S.T.E.P. Mentoring Program is being restructured to be a more dynamic and engaging program and will not be available this fall. S.T.E.P. will return January 2017.
  • Want more Access Audiology articles? Visit our library of featured topics.
  • ASHA provides free, downloadable patient information handouts on hearing loss, rehabilitation, tinnitus, balance and other topics. Written in plain language, most of these are available in Spanish.

    Featured Question

    Where can I find more information to be an advocate for expanding audiology services coverage to include audiologic rehabilitation?

    ASHA has developed an Advocacy Guide for Rehabilitation and Habilitation Coverage. In addition, you can support H.R. 1116, the Medicare Audiology Services Enhancement Act of 2015, which seeks to expand Medicare coverage of audiology services.

    Employment Opportunities

  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Audiology
    University of Florida
    Gainesville, Florida
  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Audiology (tenure track)
    Baylor University
    Waco, Texas
  • Director of Audiology - WVU Medicine
    WVU Medicine / West Virginia University
    Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Assistant Professor of Audiology
    University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
    Stevens Point, Wisconsin

    Visit ASHA's Online Career Center for More Job Opportunities

    Related Resources

  • ASHA's Audiology Homepage
  • ASHA Advocacy
  • ASHA Community
  • American Journal of Audiology
  • ASHA Special Interest Group Announcements

    Featured Products

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    The Medicare Survival Guide for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

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    Childhood Hearing Loss Brochure Bundle

    Featured CEUs

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    Audiology Practice: Turning Challenges Into Opportunities (On-Demand Webinar)

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    The next issue of Access Audiology is coming in January 2017! Address comments and suggestions for future topics, information or resources to

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