Tell Congress to Address Impending Medicare Part B Payment Cuts
The Supporting Medicare Providers Act of 2021 (H.R. 6020/S. 3314) is legislation that would address impending Medicare Part B payment cuts to audiology and speech-language pathology services. Ask your federal representatives to fully address looming Medicare payment cuts to health care providers, including audiologists and speech-language pathologists (SLPs), that will limit beneficiary access to critical hearing, balance, speech, language, swallowing, and cognitive care.

In December 2021, Congress acted to partially mitigate Medicare Part B payments cuts to outpatient services provided by audiologists and SLPs that were set to take effect in 2022. However, Congress must reverse these cuts in their entirety and work toward a long-term solution to prevent persistent threats to Medicare reimbursement. 

Download the Issue Brief [PDF] to learn more about this legislation.

Learn more about ASHA’s advocacy efforts to stop Medicare cuts.

Please complete the form to email your members of Congress and ask them to cosponsor H.R. 6020/S. 3314.

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