Please check this site (AAC RERC Medicare Page) regularly and urge others, who serve Medicare eligible persons with severe communication disabilities, to do so as well. We will update it periodically as new information becomes available.
If you have a question or comment regarding the Medicare Assessment or Application Process for AAC (SGD) devices that is not addressed within this site, please send us email at:
Medicare Implementation Team - List of volunteers who are putting together training materials to support the implementation of this policy. Laura Ball, Ph.D., Lisa Bardach, M.S., David Beukelman, Ph.D., Sarah Blackstone, Ph.D., Catherine Brown-Herman, M.S., Kevin Caves, M.E., Delva Culp, Ph.D., Frank DeRuyter, Ph.D., Molly Doyle, M.S., Iris Fishman, M.S., Lynn Fox, Ph.D., Melanie Fried-Oken, Ph.D., Kathy Garrett, Ph.D., Lewis Golinker, Esq., Joanne Lasker, Ph.D., Pam Mathy, Ph.D., Pat Ourand, M.S., Marsha Sullivan, Ph.D.
The information on the site was developed and copyrighted by members of the Medicare Implementation Team. The site is partially supported by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).
If you use any of the information from this site in a publication, website, handout, or in any other way, please reference the site as follows:
AAC-RERC website. http://www.aac-rerc.com -- Medicare Funding of AAC Technology. Information obtained on ______ (you MUST specify the date). Supported in part by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).