April 13-16, 2023
Tan-Tar-A Convention Center
Osage Beach, Missouri

Annual Meeting & Convention

2023 MSHA Convention

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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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The 2023 MSHA Convention is right around the corner, and that means we are that much closer to our annual Silent Auction. Proceeds from the silent auction fund the Missouri Speech and Hearing Foundation, which funds the following programs:- Leadership Academy- Quest for the Cup- Minority Student Leadership Program- Outstanding Graduate Research Award- Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award- Outstanding Graduate Technical Session Award- Outstanding Undergraduate Technical Session Award- Outstanding Cultural Competence Research AwardInterested in donating to the silent auction?Send us a DM! ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to our 2022 MSHA Adult Ambassador Winner, Dr. Chelsea Trotter.This award recognizes our accomplished patients or clients. As our ambassador, the winner represents the thousands of people in Missouri who present with communication problems. With the help of our Ambassador, MSHA promotes awareness to speech, language and hearing disorders and their treatment, especially during Better Hearing and Speech Month and Legislative Day.Nominations must be sponsored by MSHA members• Adult nominees must be at least 21 years of age.• Nominees must present a significant hearing, speech and/or language problem as documented by an audiologist and/or speech-language pathologist.• Nominees must be able to attend and accept recognition at the MSHA Convention. The person(s) selected as Ambassador(s) may be asked to make other public appearances.• Chosen nominees, with the assistance of family/care providers as needed, must write a maximum 500-word statement of explanation on how their audiologist and/or speech-language pathologist participated in their communication ability.Know someone who would be perfect for this award? Award nominations are OPEN! Head to the link in our bio to nominate someone this year! ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Holidays from your friends at MSHA.#showmemsha #happyholidays ... See MoreSee Less
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The Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation is committed to supporting students advancing the scholarship and study of communication science and disorders for the benefit of persons with communication impairments in Missouri.The Foundation funds the following programs: Leadership Academy Quest for the Cup Minority Student Leadership Program Outstanding Graduate Research Award Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Outstanding Graduate Technical Session Award Outstanding Undergraduate Technical Session Award Outstanding Cultural Competence Research AwardAre you an SLP or AUD in Missouri who has been positively impacted by the MSHFoundation? Comment "💚" below and share your story!..#MSHFoundation #missourislp #missouriaud ... See MoreSee Less
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ASHA’s Government Affairs and Public Policy department has developed networks with representatives from individual states. Each of these networks focus on a different priority issue, and MSHA executive board members are involved in each of the groups.These include:→ State Education Advocacy Leaders (SEALs)The SEALs provide leadership, guidance, and support on topics related to the funding and delivery of services in school-based settings.→ State Advocates for Medicare Policy (StAMPs)The StAMPs provide leadership, guidance, and support on topics related to coverage, reimbursement, and the delivery of services under Medicare.→ State Advocates for Reimbursement (STARs)The STARs provide leadership, guidance, and support on topics related to coverage, reimbursement, and the delivery of services under state Medicaid programs and private payers.What issues related to these topics would you like the MSHA representatives to discuss during the next meeting? Comment below!...#MSHA #showmemsha #advocacy #ASHA ... See MoreSee Less
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