By Invitation Only
This session is for the in-person event only and is not available with Connect On-Demand. This event is by invitation only.
SEALs, STARs, and StAMPs will explore issues impacting speech-language pathology and audiology at the local, state, and federal levels. Areas will include Medicaid and Medicare; state issues including LEAD-K, support personnel, and occupational licensing; as well as federal issues. Participants will also exchange information about addressing these issues within their region of the country and, specifically, their state speech-language-hearing association.
Financial Disclosures: Laurie Alban Havens and Tim Nanof are ASHA employees; Jacquelyn Ragland receives financial compensation from ASHA for her role as a SEAL Champion; Dawn Merth-Johnson and Nancy Kuhles have no financial relationships to disclose
Nonfinancial Disclosures: Laurie Alban Havens is an ASHA member; Dawn Merth-Johnson is an ASHA member, member of ASHA's School Issues Advisory Board, ASHA Co-State Education Advocacy Leader (SEAL) for Wisconsin, and ASHA SEAL Champion for the Midwest Region; Tim Nanof is a contributor to and author of multiple for-sale ASHA products on the topics of health plan payments, coding, and payer advocacy but receives no compensation for product sales; Nancy Kuhles is the ASHA SEAL Champion for the Western Region