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Delayed Potty Training? Get FREE Diapers and Pull-ups

Can Free Diapers Help Your Family’s Budget? For many children with developmental delays, communicating toileting needs or understanding the process of bodily functions can sometimes be complex and because of this, potty training may take longer than expected. This extended time, without a doubt, translates to expenses most families assume they’d no longer have after …

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Financial Assistance: 6 Medical Grants for Speech Therapy

As the insurance laws landscape changes, it is inevitable that benefits will also change. Many of us are finding that our deductibles are growing, yet our coverage is decreasing. Who wouldn’t welcome medical assistance? When it comes to therapy, our practice is noticing families’ deductibles are such high amounts that many typically do not meet …

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5 Steps to Apply for Katie Beckett Medicaid Deeming Waiver in Georgia

Atlanta Speech Therapy is not affiliated with the Katie Beckett Deeming Waiver Medicaid Team and cannot answer questions regarding the application process. Please see STEP 2 below. The Katie Beckett Deeming Waiver in Georgia permits the state to ignore the family’s income for certain children considered disabled. It provides benefits to children, 18 years of …

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10 Questions to Ask When Contacting Your Insurance Company About Speech-Language Therapy

Speech therapy is often stated as a covered benefit by most insurances, though coverage is actually highly dependent on the member’s specific plan and dictates what the employer or independently purchased plan has specified. This means two people can have Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance, but if those plans are purchased through different methods, coverage of speech-language …

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What You Should Know Before Selecting Your Georgia Medicaid Insurance

“Do you accept [insert CMO insurance here]?” This is often the first thing that an exhausted parent asks when seeking therapy services for their child. Why are they exhausted? Because they’ve been relentlessly searching for a therapist who will accept the type of Medicaid insurance their child is covered by. It’s not an easy task …

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Georgia’s Autism Law: An Explanation of the Benefits Ava’s Law Provides for Georgia’s Children

Ava’s Law, named for Ava Bullard of Lyons, GA, whose early autism treatment helped restore her speech, kept close watch as Governor Nathan Deal signed Georgia’s Autism bill into law on April 29th 2015. What Does this bill mean for Georgia Families? Here’s how we interpret Georgia Constitution House Bill 429 (aka Ava’s Law) for …

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How to Appeal a Speech Therapy Health Insurance Denial

More often than not, patients seeking speech and language services are denied by their insurance companies, though many  insurance plans plainly state speech-language therapy is a covered benefit. Understanding your employers healthcare benefits manual is a good starting place. Further explanation of your coverage can be obtained from the benefits coordinator at your workplace.Policies may refer …

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