Funding AAC Equipment
funding resources and options you may have?
Check out the information below, along with some guidelines for composing
a letter of justification in Washington State.
Options & Resources
These include national and regional resources that will give you
an overview of funding options for AAC. You will also find links to up-to-date
information of Medicare funding.
State Letter of Justification Guidelines:
Washington State AAC Task Force has put together information about
writing a Letters of Justification (LOJ) to third party payers to justify
new or updated AAC equipment. We began with the format that WA State DSHS
requires for all AAC letters of justification and then modified the guidelines
based on our experience. See Washington
State AAC Task Force for details on members and affiliations.
for Funding in WA State
Here you will find tips for requesting particular device features
in your Letter of Justification. You will understand these tips best if
you have read the section of this website entitled "Understanding
Terminology to Know
we provide you with some of the words you will need to understand to make
a strong argument for a particular device. Don't skip this section if
you really want to write an effective letter of justification.
Documentation to Submit
are other documents that you must submit along with the letter of justification.
Don't skip this section or your request will probably be denied.