Speech Therapy. This plan covers speech therapy services when provided by a qualified licensed provider and part of a formal treatment plan for: • loss of speech or communication function; or • impairment as a result of an acute illness or injury, or an acute exacerbation of a chronic disease. Speech therapy services must relate to: • performing basic functional communication; or • assessing or treating swallowing dysfunction. See Autism Services when speech therapy services are rendered as part of the treatment of autism spectrum disorder. The amount you pay and any benefit limit will be the same whether the services are provided for habilitative or rehabilitative purposes.
Speech Therapy. Speech therapy is the treatment of communication impairment and swallowing disorders. Speech therapy services aid in the development of human communication and swallowing through assessment, diagnosis, and rehabilitation. Speech therapy services provided for habilitative or rehabilitative purposes are covered at the same benefit level. Inpatient This agreement covers inpatient hospital and skilled nursing facility speech therapy as a hospital service. See Section 8.0 - definition of hospital services. Outpatient/In a Doctor's/Therapist’s Office This agreement will cover speech therapy rehabilitative services when received from a registered therapist as part of a formal treatment plan for: speech or communication function loss; impairment as a result of an acute illness or injury; or an acute exacerbation of chronic disease. Speech therapy services must relate to: performing basic functional communication; or assessing or treating swallowing dysfunction. Some services rendered by a speech therapist are classified as diagnostic tests. See Section
Speech Therapy. In cases where an employee or eligible dependent require speech therapy as prescribed by a physician and the therapy is provided by a Speech Language Pathologist or Speech Therapist, as licensed under the appropriate provincial College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists, and only after all provincial and federal government programs and/or assistance has been applied for and accessed reimbursement will be provided for such therapy. Effective October 1, 2005, the annual maximum for such therapy is limited to $1,100.00 per participant, and shall include reimbursement of a one-time only initial assessment fee, to a maximum of $125.00. The benefit does not include the cost of subsequent hearing aid tests, other assessment tools, any supplies, handbooks, tapes, forms, reports or follow-up correspondence.
Speech Therapy. Outpatient/in a doctor’s/therapist’s office* Limited to thirty (30) visits per member per plan year. 20% - After Deductible 20% - After Deductible
Speech Therapy. One thousand dollars ($1,000.00) annu- ally.
Speech Therapy. To provide speech assessment and therapy for elderly persons with swallowing disorders, communication problems, reading and writing difficulties by speech therapist(s).
Speech Therapy. See Section 9.38.
Speech Therapy. The identification and treatment of neurological deficiencies related to feeding problems, congenital or trauma-related maxillofacial anomalies, autism, or neurological conditions that effect oral motor functions. Therapy services include the evaluation and treatment of problems related to an oral motor dysfunction when determined through a multi-disciplinary assessment to improve an enrollee’s capability to live safely in the home setting.