FLAA has been working diligently on behalf of our members regarding two bills that were introduced for this legislative session in Florida. These bills are SB 230 and HB 583 that deal with healthcare practitioner titles. The bills were introduced by a physician group and look to limit the use of the term “doctor” across… Read more »
2023 Convention Information Now Available!
We can’t wait to see you again at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort at Bonnet Creek from August 3-4, 2023 for our Annual Convention! Registration – Registration will officially open on April 1st. Check back after that date for registration information. Cancellation Policy – FLAA Conference refunds must be requested in writing at least two weeks prior to the… Read more »
Searching for Florida State Licensed Audiologist
Position – Part-Time or Full-Time Audiologist Location – Cocoa Beach, FL Salary – $60-$100/hr plus HA Commission Beach side private Otolaryngology practice with a large geriatric practice is seeking clinical audiologist with hearing aid skills/experience. We predominately do testes for an adult population but are capable to do behavioral testing for pediatrics which is occasionally… Read more »
FLAA Legislative Alert – Public DOH Meeting Regarding HA Return Policy & OTC Regulations
FLAA Legislative Alert Attention Members! Department of Health Meeting on September 28th at 4:00 pm Eastern Following the recent announcement of the OTC Hearing Aid Final Rule at the federal level, an emergency meeting has been scheduled to discuss Florida’s current return policy for hearing aids and the newly released OTC regulations. The meeting will… Read more »
Hotel Reservation Deadline & Early Bird Deadline Extended to THIS FRIDAY
FLAA Convention Update Deadline to Make Hotel Reservations is THIS FRIDAY, July 8th! Early Bird Deadline Extended to THIS FRIDAY, July 8th! The Florida Academy of Audiology hopes to see you at the Annual Convention from August 4-5, 2022 at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort at Bonnet Creek! Early Bird Deadline Extension – As it… Read more »
Searching for a Part-Time Staff Audiologist in New Port Richey
Position – Part-Time Staff Audiologist Location – New Port Richey & State of Florida Salary – $40.00/hour Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation is seeking a part time audiologist to see both children and adults (preferred) based out of our New Port Richey office. The audiologist would be responsible for evaluating, taking ear mold impressions,… Read more »
FLAA Legislative Alert: HB 0079 Hearing in Appropriations Committee This Tuesday!
What a week! HB 0079 Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children passed House Finance and Facilities unanimously. It was a wonderful hearing. Now, Chair Trumbull has scheduled the bill to be heard in the full Appropriations committee this Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Please e-mail the Appropriations Committee TODAY to show your support of this… Read more »
FLAA Legislative Alert – SB 0498 Passed Unanimously by the Full Senate Yesterday!
This is a tremendous victory, bringing us one step closer to having private insurance cover hearing aids for children! Our sincerest thanks to our Senators for their support and all of our members who supported this effort with their emails, letters, and calls. Now that the bill has passed the Senate, our focus is… Read more »
FLAA Member Update: Legislative Wrap Up and Convention Early Bird Reminder
Legislative Wrap Up What a legislative session 2021 turned out to be! Session began with the filing of HB 373 / SB 1268 which sought to provide insurance coverage of hearing aids for children. This bill made progress through the Senate but was never heard in the House and ultimately died this session. The… Read more »
FLAA Legislative Update: Opposition to HB 957 and Amendment 302884 on SB 700
Dear FLAA Members, There have been several articles and postings related to HB 957 and SB 700 over the last two months as these pieces of legislation have garnered national attention in the audiology community. As members of FLAA, we felt it was important to share some details that may help clarify and/or put into… Read more »