MSHA's Annual Legislative Day Events

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Legislative Day at the State Capitol - Tuesday, February 22, 10:30 am

Live Webinar - Tuesday, February 15, 6:00 pm

April 7-10, 2022 ~ Osage Beach, Missouri

SAVE THE DATE: 2022 MSHA Convention

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Call for Posters Now Being Accepted

Professional Presentations: Deadline October 4Student Posters: Deadline December 1

2021 Fall Workshop:
Recordings Now Available

Did you miss the Workshop on October 16?
Watch recorded sessions today!

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Updates

Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact Information

The Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact (ASLP-IC) facilitates the interstate practice of audiology and speech-language pathology while maintaining public protection. ASLP-IC i [Read More]
OSEP released document concerning implementation of the IDEA Part B provision of services during COVID-19

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) released a Q&A document in response to inquiries concerning implementation of the In [Learn More]
Missouri Guidelines for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists

The MSHA Handbook has been revised and is available for your viewing. [Read More]
US Department of Education on COVID-19

The US Department of Education has just released some information that provides guidance that pertains to students being served under IDEA during the COVID-19 outbreak. [Please review this information and frequently check the MSHA and ASHA websites for information.]
Medicare Reverses Incorrect Edit

MSHA knows that there have been concerns raised around CMS’ 2020 edit that did not allow same-day billing of 92611 (modified barium swallow study) and 74230 (radiologist charge). [Read More]

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Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that Missouri's COVID-19 related State of Emergency will expire and not be renewed on December 31, 2021. Governor Parson first issued an Executive Order (EO) declaring a State of Emergency existing due to COVID-19 on March 13, 2020.

This move also ends covid liability protections for healthcare workers as the bill that was passed last session tied the liability protections to the active state of emergency relating to covid-19. This is unfortunate news for healthcare providers around the state and we are all working together to figure out our next steps. We will continue to keep you all updated as we navigate this.
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Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities! Maryville University’s NSSLHA Chapter has shared this great informational graphic with us! ... See MoreSee Less

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November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month!

Mizzou’s NSSLHA chapter and social media chair, Brooke Cirenza, are here to share information with us!

Alzheimer’s Disease impacts memory, thinking, and behavior. It is the most common cause of dementia, affecting over 5 million Americans. Alzheimer's is progressive, meaning it worsens over time, and people typically live an average of eight to twelve years after diagnosis. There is currently no cure for Alzheimer's, but there are memory walks all over the country that the Alzheimer’s Association puts on to raise money to fund research for a cure and to support the patients and loved ones of those who suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease. You can find other ways to donate and support those who are affected by Alzheimer’s Disease right on the Alzheimer’s Association’s website posted below: www.alz.org/about
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On October 16th, the MSHA Fall Workshop was held via Zoom. We were able to hear from several great presenters on a variety of topics. If you were unable to attend or would like to refer back, the sessions were recorded and will be available for viewing until the end of January!

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