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FLAA Legislative Update – Children’s Hearing Aid Bill Passes Unanimously by Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Progress continues as the Florida Academy of Audiology lobbies for the Hearing Care for Children Act! Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children was re-introduced in the Florida Senate-SB 572-by Senator Dennis Baxley (R-District 12 (Marion, Sumter, Lake Counties).  http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/00572 A companion bill was introduced in the Florida House, HB 531, by Representative Robert Charles “Chuck”… Read more »

Senate Bill 572 Update – “WE HAVE A HEARING ON MONDAY!!!

  The last legislation regarding required insurance coverage passed over 10 years ago and the group lobbied for 13 years! Getting this hearing in the second year is a HUGE deal. There are still things to be worked out in order for the bill to have a chance of full passage, but we need a… Read more »

FLAA Legislative Update – RSVP Today for our 2019 Children’s Hearing Technology Day in Tallahassee!

As previously stated, the Florida Academy of Audiology is pleased to introduce legislation in Florida to require insurance companies to provide coverage for hearing care and hearing aids for children with private health insurance. FLORIDA SENATE:  SB 572 – http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/00572 SB 572: Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children GENERAL BILL by Baxley Filed: Jan. 29,… Read more »

Update – Proposed Legislation – Coverage for Children’s Hearing Loss

The Florida Academy of Audiology is pleased to announce the introduction of legislation in Florida to require insurance companies to provide coverage for hearing care and hearing aids for children with private health insurance. FLORIDA SENATE:  SB 572 – http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/00572 SB 572: Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children GENERAL BILL by Baxley Filed: Jan. 29,… Read more »

FLAA Legislative Update – Recap from December 18, 2018 in Broward County

On December 18, 2018, President Elect Barry Freeman testified in Broward County during an open legislative session regarding FLAA’s proposed legislation – Insurance Coverage for Children’s Hearing Care. As he stated, according to the Florida Department of Education, there are 5,747 children with a diagnosis of hearing loss receiving special education services in Florida, but… Read more »

JOB ALERT: Full Time Audiologist Needed in Tampa, Florida

  Position – Full Time Audiologist Location – Neurology and Physical Therapy Centers of Tamp Bay, Tampa, FL A board certified audiologist who is proficient in vestibular an hearing testing including VEMPS, VNG, ABRs, ECOGs, OAEs and comprehensive diagnostic audiometric evaluations for adults is needed for an outpatient neurology clinic in Tampa – Hyde Park… Read more »

JOB ALERT: Full Time Audiologist Needed in West Palm Beach

Position – Full Time Audiologist Location – West Palm Beach, FL Demonstrate competency in performing the following clinical evaluations and assessments: – Comprehensive diagnostic audiometric evaluations for adults and pediatric populations; – Immittance assessments; – Otoacoustic Emissions (OAEs); – Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) evaluations on adult and pediatric populations; – Electronystagmography or Videonystagmography (ENG/VNG); –… Read more »

JOB ALERT: Full Time Audiologist Needed in Jacksonville & Jacksonville Beach

Position – Full Time Audiologist Location – Jacksonville & Jacksonville Beach (Additional locations in Central FL available – Sebring, Melbourne, Ocala, etc.) The ideal candidate is someone who is a life-long learner, open to mentoring and direction, as well as someone who has a love for hearing aid technology. You must be strong clinically and… Read more »

JOB ALERT: Full Time Audiologist Needed in Tallahassee

Position – Full Time Audiologist Location – Tallahassee, FL ENT/Audiology practice is seeking an Audiologist who shares our passion for our patients and the community we serve. Joining our office means being part of a fun, innovative team of ENT and Audiology professionals who understand the importance of working together to create a mutually respectful… Read more »

JOB ALERT: Full Time Audiologist Needed in Sarasota

Position – Full Time Audiologist Location – The Center for Hearing, Sarasota, FL Salary + Commission We are looking to add an additional audiologist to our team in a busy ear, nose & throat practice.  You will work in collaboration with two ENT physicians, under the medical direction of a fellowship-trained neuro-otologist.  Responsibilities include audio… Read more »