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Welcome to MSHA (pronounced MaSHA) We are an organization of professionally trained and Montana licensed Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists working in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, neonatal care units, schools and private practices cross Montana. We provide reliable, evidence-based and client centered services to individuals throughout their lifespan.

We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for Montanans by improving communication skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) including accent reduction and swallowing.

We invite you to learn more about us. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact us:msha@fmdh.org.

What's New
  • 2015 Legislature

    The 2015 Legislative session was a success for MSHA. Thanks to the efforts of our members, advocacy day, and our lobbyist, Abigail St. Lawrence, we will able to pass SB 192. This bill allows SLPs and Audiologists to be included in the list of practitioners who can bill Evaluation and ...

  • SMAC

    Medicare administrative Contractors (MACs) are recruiting for ICD-10 end-to-end users.

    To volunteer as a testing submitter:

    • Volunteer forms are available on your MAC website
    • Completed volunteer forms are due April 17
    • CMS will review applications and select the group of testing submitters
    • By May 8, the MACs and CEDI will notify the volunteers selected to ...
    • STARS

      Star members have  noted that there are issues around evaluation vs assessment (refer to this Leader article about evaluation/assessment http://leader.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?articleid=1784990 . Star members also stated that some Medicaid providers are going for consultation to minimize billing opportunities for SLP reimbursement for services.

      Music therapy issue has come up in Illinois.  ...

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  • SMAC

    Medicare administrative Contractors (MACs) are recruiting for ICD-10 end-to-end users.

    To volunteer as a testing submitter:

    • Volunteer forms are available on your MAC website
    • Completed volunteer forms are due April 17
    • CMS will review ...
    ... read more
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  • Telepractice
    Diane Simpson created a survey for Sped Directors and Administrators to see what districts and coops are using telepractice and what they know about our law. Rachel and Diane ...
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  • 2015 Legislature

    The 2015 Legislative session was a success for MSHA. Thanks to the efforts of our members, advocacy day, and our lobbyist, Abigail St. Lawrence, we will able to pass SB ...

... read more