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    • 31 Jan 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Somerville Holiday Inn 30 Washington Street Somerville, MA 02146

    What: School-Based Medicaid Program (SBMP) Training

    Who: LEA stakeholders and primary contacts for the SBMP, specifically: Special Education Administrators, clinical leadership (e.g. nurse leaders and other lead service providers), Medicaid point-people.

    When/Where: From 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with continental breakfast and lunch provided, on:

    Registration is restricted to 3 attendees per district. Click on the date/location above to register for the training. Please complete one online registration form per individual. Registrations are due no later than January 31st. Due to hotel capacity and meal ordering, the 1/31/20 deadline is firm - please register ASAP so you don't miss out!

    Training Topics
    In response to LEA requests, the focus of these training sessions will be topics related to the Direct Service Claiming (DSC) program requirements. To assist LEAs in determining the most appropriate individuals to send to a training session, please review the outline of training topics:

    • Medicaid and Education - shared language/vocabulary
    • Diagnosis Coding
    • Clinical authorization and documentation requirements
    • Medical Necessity
    • Monitoring program compliance
    • Workgroup collaboration session
    • Program Expansion Success Stories
    • 22 Feb 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Northeastern University 30 Leon Street Boston, MA 02115, Room 10
    • 82


    This event will present information important to CSD students in their second year of graduate school preparing to enter into the workforce. Presentations and activities will cover topics including obtaining a CF, interviewing, certification and licensure, as well as professionalism and advocacy. The goal of this event is to have participants leave feeling prepared to initiate their clinical fellowship.

    Learner Outcomes

    1. Understand the process and requirements for obtaining ASHA CCC, State Licensure, and DOE teacher certification (DESE).
    2. Understand implications of states that do not provide provisional licensure on billing as a CF.
    3. Understand the process for obtaining Clinical Fellowship including job search, interviewing and hiring process.
    4. Understand basic concepts for advocacy as they pertain to the field of speech-language pathology.


    MSHA Student Members: Free

    Non-members: $20


    Registration: 8:00 a.m.

    Program: 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

    Disclosure Statements

    Lisa Moran, M.S., CCC-SLP 
    Financial: Lisa receives a salary for employment at the MGH Institute of Health Professions.
    Non-financial: Lisa is the Government Affairs Committee Lead for the Massachusetts Speech Language Hearing Association.

    Meredith Finnie, M.S., CCC-SLP
    Financial: Meredith receives a salary for employment as a speech pathologist/Regional director with EBS Healthcare.
    Non-financial: Meredith serves as Vice President of Advocacy for the Massachusetts Speech Language Hearing Association. She speaks to and teaches groups for MSHA.

    See the student event flyer here!

    Getting There

    Northeastern University
    30 Leon Street
    Boston, MA 02115
    Room 10

    For directions, click the map below:


    For more information on commuting to Institute of Health Professions click here

    Other Information

    Dress is business casual for this event.

    Lunch is on your own. There are several options in the surrounding area.

    Special thanks to our host, Northeastern University.

    Interested in sponsoring this event? We are very excited to be presenting this six hour event free of charge to our student members. Please consider partnering with us for this worthwhile experience. If you have any questions, contact our office at 781-647-7031 or by email at theoffice@mshahearsay.org.

Vision Statement

The Massachusetts Speech-Language-Hearing Association will be recognized as an authority and resource in the fields of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology by legislative bodies, related professional associations and consumers.

Mailing Address

Massachusetts Speech-Language Hearing Association
465 Waverley Oaks Road, Suite 421, Waltham, MA 02452
Phone: 781-647-7031

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