Month: June 2011

AAA Gains Seat on AMA Panel for CPT Codes

The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) announced that it has been awarded a seat on the American Medical Association’s Current Procedural Terminology/Health Care Professionals Advisory Committee (CPT/HCPAC), a panel of specialty societies that review and develop applications for CPT codes.

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UK Researchers Helping Cochlear Implant Patients Enjoy Music Again

While cochlear implants allow people with severe-to-profound hearing loss to perceive and understand speech, the current technology often cannot cope with the complexities of music. Researchers from the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom are now investigating how to help cochlear implant recipients to get more enjoyment from music.

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