Semin Hear 2021; 42(02): 085-087
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1731688
Review Article

Tele-Audiology: Ready or Not

Catherine V. Palmer
1  Eye and Ear Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Abstract

The use of various forms of tele-audiology exploded during the pandemic. This brief article provides tips and considerations for providing tele-audiology as we move beyond the pandemic. Importantly, audiologists need to document all forms of remote care including audio/visual, telephone (audio only), and email to support movement toward state licensing boards acknowledging that audiologists are qualified to provide this care and for insurers to support reimbursement for care provided via this mechanism. Educators will need to ensure that classroom and clinical education includes tele-audiology.



Publication History

Publication Date:
02 August 2021 (online)

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