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Medicare Gaps Coverage

Would you rather be able to walk or talk?

It's hard to believe, but survivors of strokes often have to make the unbelievable choice between regaining their ability to walk or talk. Why? Insurance coverage caps on outpatient therapy services. Most insurance companies, even Medicare, set a limit on the amount of therapy for which they will pay after a patient leaves the hospital. And that limit is very low. …

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OP/Ed on Early Intervention Week

The New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association commends state officials for designating the third week of May as "New Jersey Early Intervention Week". The Department of Health and Senior Services' Early Intervention Program is mandated to find, evaluate and, with the input of families, provide services and support to children with developmental delays, from birth to age three. Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists work closely with families and other professionals to help children who are exhibiting deficits in the areas of speech, language, hearing and/or feeding and
swallowing. …

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