Speech-Language Pathologists in Mason City, IA Accepting Medicare

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Wendy Echols, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Medicare: Not Enrolled in Medicare
Practice Location: 633 S Rhode Island Ave, Mason City, IA 50401
Phone: 641-420-9781    
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Heather Malmin, MA-CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Medicare: Medicare Enrolled
Practice Location: 302 2nd St Ne, Mason City, IA 50401
Phone: 641-424-1740    
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Speech-Language Pathologists: The speech-language pathologist is the professional who engages in clinical services, prevention, advocacy, education, administration, and research in the areas of communication and swallowing across the life span from infancy through geriatrics. Speech-language pathologists address typical and atypical impairments and disorders related to communication and swallowing in the areas of speech sound production, resonance, voice, fluency, language (comprehension and expression), cognition, and feeding and swallowing.


Medicare Program: Medicare is a federal government program which provides health insurance to people who are 65 or older. This program also covers certain younger people with disabilities (who receive Social Security Disability Insurance - SSDI), and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD.

Medicare Assignment: Assignment means that your doctor, provider, or supplier agrees (or is required by law) to accept the Medicare-approved amount as full payment for covered services. Most doctors, providers, and suppliers accept assignment, but you should always check to make sure. Participating providers have signed an agreement to accept assignment for all Medicare-covered services.

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