Update on Medicare and Speech Generating Devices The change in Medicare policy made by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the coverage of speech-generating devices (SGDs) has benefited a significant number of individuals with severe communication disorders. The policy change has also had an enormously positive impact on the field of augmentative and ... Article
Article  |   April 01, 2005
Update on Medicare and Speech Generating Devices
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Molly Doyle
    Center for Applied Rehabilitation Technology
  • Wendy Burton
    Communication Disorders Department, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA
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Augmentative & Alternative Communication / Practice Management / Articles
Article   |   April 01, 2005
Update on Medicare and Speech Generating Devices
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, April 2005, Vol. 14, 13-17. doi:10.1044/aac14.1.13
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, April 2005, Vol. 14, 13-17. doi:10.1044/aac14.1.13
Acknowledgments
The authors would like to thank Allison Smith and Melea Balwan for their assistance in preparing this article.
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