Academy Position Statement: The Role of Audiologists with Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

FDA Proposed Rule: Medical Devices, ENT Devices, and OTC Hearing Aids

OTC and DTC Hearing Aids: Academy Efforts and Member Resources 

Advocacy Resources

The Academy encourages all of its members to use its advocacy resources to learn about initiatives and get involved! 


Reimbursement Coding

Federal Affairs

Federal activities seek to educate and shape national policies regarding hearing and balance health-care issues.

State Affairs

The Academy monitors state affairs to ensure the interests of audiologists are being represented.

Legislative Action Center

The Legislative Action Center keeps audiologists informed on important audiology issues.

Grassroots Advocacy Network

It is important for members of Congress to hear directly from audiologists, especially as they consider issues that will impact the profession. Grassroots advocacy is key to ensuring that audiologists’ interests are represented on Capitol Hill.


Government Relations News

Find up-to-date information regarding government relation news regarding the audiology profession.

Health-Care Staff Vaccination Requirements (Prostock-studio/

Health-Care Staff Vaccination Requirements

In late December 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance on the Health Care…

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Academy and ASHA Advocate for Auditory Evoked Potential Medicaid Coverage (smolaw/

Academy and ASHA Advocate for Auditory Evoked Potentials Medicaid Coverage

In response to reports of audiologists having difficulty getting paid for auditory evoked potential (AEP) services, the Academy…

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Senate Releases Text of Medicare Hearing Benefits (Ingus Kruklitis/

Senate Releases Text of Medicare Hearing Benefits

AAA, ADA, and ASHA have been working collaboratively to help shape congressional legislation that could add new hearing benefits…

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Political Action Committee

Advocacy success is one of the primary goals of the Academy’s strategic plan. Get involved and contact your member of Congress and donate to the Academy’s Political Action Committee (PAC) to ensure your voice is heard.


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