Advocacy Update 2022: Challenges and Opportunities (0.1 AAA/Tier 1 CEUs)


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Presenter(s): 
Lee Cottrell, AuD, Chair, Academy Government Relations Committee
Aaron Roman, AuD, Chair, Academy State Relations Committee
Susan Pilch, JD, Senior Director of Government Relations, American Academy of Audiology

CEUs: 0.1 AAA/Tier 1 CEUs

Duration: 60 minutes

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Program Focus: Knowledge 

Description:  

Join Advocacy Committee leaders and staff for an informative webinar. 2022 promises to be an active year in federal and state advocacy encompassing a myriad of topics including Medicare, over-the-counter hearing aids, and the ASLP-IC (interstate licensure compact). 

This CE-eligible webinar will feature the chairs of the Government Relations Committee and the State Relations Committee as well as Academy staff that will outline the challenges and opportunities ahead in 2022.

Learning Outcome: 

Attendees will be able to identify anticipated federal and state advocacy challenges and opportunities for the year 2022.

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Lee Cottrell, AuD, Chair, Academy Government Relations Committee

Lee Cottrell, AuD. is director of audiology at Farragut ENT & Allergy and the Balance and Hearing Institute in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Cottrell completed his AuD. from the University of Tennessee in 2011. He has been a member of the American Academy of Audiology since 2016, and he is the current chair-elect of the Government Relations Committee for AAA. Dr. Cottrell's professional interests include adult diagnostics and amplification, management, business development, and physician relations and education. Dr. Cottrell is a current adjunct faculty member at Lincoln Memorial University's DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine and a clinical preceptor the University of Tennessee's AuD program

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Aaron Roman, AuD, Chair, Academy State Relations Committee

Dr. Aaron Roman received his B.A, M.A., and Doctor of Audiology degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. He has clinical expertise in hearing loss assessment, differential diagnosis, and aural rehabilitation for cochlear implant recipients. His research endeavors primarily assess the impact of hearing loss on cognitive functioning, as well as the efficacy of hearing loss identification programs. His work has been disseminated through peer reviewed publication, as well as national and international presentations. He additionally serves as a member of the Research Initiatives Committee as well as the chairperson of the State Relations Committee for the American Academy of Audiology. 


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Susan Pilch, JD, Senior Director of Government Relations, American Academy of Audiology

Susan currently serves as the Senior Director of Government Relations for the American Academy of Audiology and oversees federal and state legislative and regulatory efforts.  Over the course of her career, Susan has represented numerous participants in the healthcare system—both at the state and federal level including speech-language pathologists/audiologists, pharmaceutical wholesalers, community pharmacies and hospitals.  As a result of this experience, she has significant experience on a wide range of issues including state licensure, reimbursement, contractual and policy-related insurance coverage issues, Medicare and Medicaid and patient access to services and care.  In addition, Susan has worked extensively with public and commercial payers as well as with patient advocacy groups and industry partners.  

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Recorded 01/20/2022
Recorded 01/20/2022
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