Over the Counter to Third-Party Administrators: Integrating New Sources of Revenue for the Audiology Practice (0.1 AAA/Tier 1)

AAA 2021 Virtual: (FS105) Over the Counter to Third-Party Administrators: Integrating New Sources of Revenue for the Audiology Practice

Presented at AAA 2021 Virtual

Presenter(s): 

Gyl Kasewurm, AuD 
Paul Pessis, AuD 
Soriya M. Estes, AuD
Noel G. Crosby, AuD 

Duration: 60 minutes

CEUs: 0.1 AAA/Tier 1 

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Program Focus: Knowledge

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web Seminar will be able to:

  1. Identify the impact of third party plans on your practice/facility.
  2. Identify the delivery models for integrating OTC’s and/or PSAP’s into the product mix.
  3. Identify the potential applications of cannabidiol (CBD) specific to patients with tinnitus.

Description:  

Hearing solutions are constantly evolving along with the delivery models of our professional services. Learn ways to contemporize your facility to remain financially strong and to be the practice patients seek.

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Gyl Kasewurm, AuD

Owner/Audiologist

DrGyl.com
St Joseph, Michigan, United States

Gyl Kasewurm, AuD started and has operated Professional Hearing Services (PHS) in Saint Joseph, Michigan, for many years. The practice is known for its innovation and is a benchmark for the patient experience. Kasewurm has served many leadership roles in the hearing healthcare arena and has thousands of followers on her DrGyl.com website where she posts blogs that focus on taking practices from Fine to Fabulous.Dr. Kasewurm has earned many awards and honors including a Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Academy of Audiology and was recently honored as a Distinguished Alumnus by the Health and Human Services Department at Western Michigan University, an honor bestowed on less than 100 of it's 18,000+ graduates. Dr. Kasewurm is a well-known author and sought after speaker and is an author of Dr Gyl's Guide to Successful Hearing Healthcare Practices.

Disclosure: Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant financial relationships with anything to disclose.

Non-Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant non-financial relationships with anything to disclose.

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Paul Pessis, AuD

North Shore Audio-Vestibular Lab

Highland Park, Illinois, United States

Paul Pessis is the owner of North Shore Audio-Vestibular Lab in Highland Park, Illinois. He is a past president of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA). In 2020, Paul received the distinguished Honors of the Association Award by AAA. He was presented the AAA Distinguished Presidential Award by three presidents. The Illinois Academy of Audiology granted him the Honors of the Association, as well as, the Illinois Presidential Award. Paul currently is the RUC seat holder for the Academy which is the mechanism for giving value to our CPT codes. He is the US representative at the HIMSA meetings. In addition to being a clinical practitioner, Paul teaches at Rush University. He lectures nationally on coding, reimbursement, and methods for optimizing practice management skills and outcomes. He is a past board member of ACAE and has enjoyed being a site visitor for the accreditation process.

Disclosure: Financial DisclosuresEarLens- Consultant/Advisory Board, Employment

Non-Financial Disclosures: EarLens

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Soriya M. Estes, AuD

Managing Partner

Estes Audiology, P.A.
Austin, Texas, United States

Soriya Estes, AuD has extensive experience  in the field of Audiology with private practices in  Texas and Louisiana. She has spoken at regional and national forums relaying Best Practices for Audiologists. Dr. Estes is a guest lecture for the UT-Austin Moody College of Communication and has also taken on the role as VP of Brand Strategy for Alpaca Group Holdings, LLC. Outside of Audiology, Soriya serves as the President of the Board of Trustees for 89.5 KMFA – classical public radio and the St. Austin’s Catholic School Board. She was awarded the Small Business Person of the Year in 2015 from the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce. She's over 20 years in Austin and actively attends her children’s school and extracurricular activities as their Uber driver extraordinaire. Education: Salus University, Doctorate of Audiology, June 2009 University of Texas, Master of Arts, Audiology, 1999 Oklahoma State University, Bachelor of Science, 1997

Disclosure: Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant financial relationships with anything to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant non-financial relationships with anything to disclose.

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Noel G. Crosby, AuD

Owner/ audiologist

Advanced Hearing Solutions
Englewood, Florida, United States

PROFESSIONAL BIO Noël Crosby, AuD, owner of Advanced Hearing Solutions, Englewood Fl. Noël graduated with her MS from Florida State University in 1986. She earned her doctorate in clinical audiology in 2000 from the University of Florida in the inaugural distance learning program. Noël was on the inaugural board of the Florida Academy of Audiology and served as president in 2000 and again in 2009. Noël worked for an ENT, Sonic innovations as a trainer and sales rep, and was the Florida Sonus Network rep. She purchased Advanced Hearing Solutions in 2006 where she currently practices. Noël is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, Florida Academy of Audiology and Academy of Doctors of Audiology. She has coauthored professional papers ,has presented on various topics and has served on ADA and AAA committees. She is currently a consultant for Cognivue. She also owns AudBling and AuDBliss™️.

Disclosure: Financial DisclosuresAuDStuff LLC- Ownership Interest includes stock, stock options, patent or other intellectual property)

Non-Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant non-financial relationships with anything to disclose.

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Recorded 05/22/2021
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Assessment
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  8/10 points to pass
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Certificate
Live Viewing: 0.00 0.1 AAA/Tier 1 credits and certificate available
Live Viewing: 0.00 0.1 AAA/Tier 1 credits and certificate available CEU Certificate