SLPs are the biggest advocates for their patients, and we know swallow studies are necessary for effective treatment. We have plenty of research to prove how vital these tests are.

We have to learn how to merge our clinical understanding of what our patients need with what’s prioritized by those who carry the financial responsibility.

Lyndsay Parker, MS, CCC-SLP is giving us the details on reimbursement and billing in the SNF setting to empower SLPs to advocate more effectively, gain the respect of their colleagues, and get the tools they need to do their job without begging every time a patient needs a FEES or MBSS.