New Audiology Legislation Seeks 'Physician' Status

August 7, 2014 - 4:09pm

An audiology "kitchen sink" bill (H.R. 5304) was introduced in Congress last week. If enacted, the legislation would grant audiologists "limited license physician" status under Medicare and provide unlimited direct access to Medicare patients without a physician referral. The AAO-HNS strongly opposes H.R. 5304 and urges members to contact their U.S. Representative via our legislative action alert. MORE