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What's New

Call to ACTION:  Help Support HHP's Legislative Efforts!

Write the Senate B&P Committee in Support of SB 1326 by Noon, Monday, March 31
Click here for more information.

Medi-Cal: Hearing Aids Reimbursement Rate and Policy Change

Effective for dates of service on or after April 1, 2014, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is revising the reimbursement policy for hearing aid codes. DHCS is changing the definition of "one-unit wholesale cost."

The existing definition is: The "unit price" or the "single" unit price as identified in the manufacturer's wholesale catalog not including rebates, discounts, taxes or any other factors.

The new definition is: The "unit price" or the "single" unit price as identified in the manufacturer's wholesale catalog less rebates, discounts, taxes or any other factors.

Also effective for dates of service on or after April 1, 2014, the markup for monaural and binaural hearing aids, click here for the full text of the Medi-Cal Bulletin notice.

SUPPORT HHP - Donate to the PAC

You can support HHP's advocacy efforts by donating to the Political Action Committee (PAC). Click here to make your donation.

HHP Sponsoring Bill on Hearing Aid Warranties

HHP is pleased to announce we are sponsoring a bill that would fix problems with the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act. SB 1326 (Roth) would give the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board (Board) the authority to specify regulations that would clarify warranty provisions in purchase agreements for hearing aids.

Click here for more details.

Register Now!

April 30 - May 3, 2014
HHP/CA 2014 Annual Convention
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
1404 Vacation Rd
San Diego, CA 92109

Click here for more information.
Contact
lstoddard@amgroup.us
or Meeting Manager, Lauren Stoddard at (916) 447-1975.

 

Call to ACTION:  Help Support HHP's Legislative Efforts!

Write the Senate B&P Committee in Support of SB 1326 by Noon, Monday, March 31
Click here for more information.

Political Action Committee—PAC

The HHPCA PAC supports local representatives and legislation that is in the best interest of HHP and their patients. PAC donations are necessary to help support our ongoing efforts. Click here to donate now.Or, simply donate when you register for Lobby Day.

Any member that contributes to the PAC will receive a certificate of appreciation presented by the President of HHP at the annual convention. If you have any questions about the HHPCA PAC, please call us at 916-447-1975 or email us at hhpca@hhpca.org

Three ways to donate:
Click here to donate now.
Donate when registering for the HHP 2014 Lobby Day.
Fax your PAC Contributions Form with payment to the HHP office, (916) 444-7462.
 

Events

There are many different events for HHP members. Consult the calendar to see if the event you are looking for is listed. If you don’t see the meeting or event you are looking for feel free to contact us for more information. The calendar is updated as new information becomes available.
 
2014 Events
March 25 HHP Board Meeting – Sacramento, CA
March 26 HHP Lobby Day – State Capitol – Sacramento, CA
April 30 HHP President's PAC Reception – Paradise Point, San Diego's Island Resort – San Diego, CA
May 1-3 HHP Annual Convention – Paradise Point, San Diego's Island Resort – San Diego, CA
August 3-4 Board of Directors Retreat – Harvey’s Lake Tahoe – 18 U.S. 50 – Stateline, NV
September 18-20 IHS Convention & Expo – Renaissance Esmeralda – Palm Springs, CA
November 5 HHP Board Meeting – Sacramento, CA
 

Become a Member


Membership Qualifications

There are several different membership categories. We urge you to become acquainted with the different levels of membership that will meet your specific needs-and Become A Member TODAY.


Regular Member

Any person who fulfills the legal requirements of the State of California for fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and are actively engaged in the practice of testing human hearing and selecting, fitting, counseling clients and dispensing hearing instruments. (Voting Privileges)

Regular/Employee Member

Employee of a Regular Member who fulfills the legal requirements of the State of California for fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and are actively engaged in the practice of testing human hearing and selecting, fitting, counseling clients and dispensing hearing instruments. (Voting Privileges)

 

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