Welcome To NCSHLA

The Voice of Speech, Hearing and Language Professionals in
North Carolina

NCSHLA promotes the professional practice of the speech, language and hearing sciences, advocates and serves as the voice of the profession, and works to enhance the lives of communicatively impaired citizens in North Carolina.

Posted On: 2017-07-13 12:13

This afternoon the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2430, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Reauthorization Act of 2017. Included in this legislation is a provision that requires the FDA to develop regulations related to the sale of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids for adults with perceived mild to moderate hearing loss.

Posted On: 2017-07-13 12:23

What’s the appropriate billing code for a hearing test if the patient has no hearing loss? What if an audiologist feels a procedure is medically necessary—but the patient’s insurer disagrees?

To help audiologists find the correct information to these and other billing- and coding-related questions,

Posted On: 2017-07-13 12:44

Members receive discounted registration rates to attend the Annual Convention, Special Workshops and Audiology Conference. Not a member, join NCSHLA now and receive the discounted member registration fees.

Posted On: 2017-08-08 12:49

Medicaid Managed Care Proposed Program Design: Input Requested by September 8

Today, the Department of Health and Human Services issued a detailed, proposed program design for Medicaid managed care in North Carolina. This proposed design will provide over 1.6 million residents with an innovative, whole-person-centered, well-coordinated system of care. The proposed design, available at