10 key criteria for assessing potential hearing healthcare partners

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 20, 2018 7:14:00 AM

For health insurers, employers and other organizations, a hearing benefit makes so much sense on so many levels. Do you want to attract and retain more members or employees? Help reduce the overall cost of healthcare? With a hearing benefit, you can do both — and that’s just for starters.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing aid coverage, Affordable Hearing Solution, Hearing Healthcare Program, Hearing Aid Cost, Health Insurance, Hearing Benefit, Hearing Healthcare Partner

Revealed: Top 5 hearing health blog posts for consumers

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 12, 2018 3:43:41 PM

With an estimated 36 million hearing-impaired Americans, you can bet that hearing health is a major concern for consumers. Are you curious about what your members or employees want to know about hearing loss and hearing aids? At Amplifon Hearing Health Care, we present the five most popular posts on our consumer blog.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing health, hearing aid coverage, hearing evaluation, Affordable Hearing Solution, Hearing Healthcare Program, Hearing Aid Discount, Health Insurance, Hearing Benefit, Affordable Hearing Aids

World Health Day: Striving for affordable health services, including hearing care

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 5, 2018 10:09:19 AM

Half the world lacks access to essential health services, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This distressing fact is the driving force behind World Health Day, Saturday, April 7, 2018. WHO urges world leaders to ensure “that everyone, everywhere can access essential quality health services without facing financial hardship.”

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing aid coverage, hearing evaluation, Hearing Healthcare Program, Hearing Aid Discount, Health Insurance, Hearing Benefit, Affordable Insurance, World Health Day

Diabetes-hearing connection: What are the implications for your organization?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Mar 27, 2018 7:04:00 AM

Diabetes is exacting a terrible toll on America. Beyond the 30 million people in the U.S. who live with diabetes is the staggering cost of treating the disease. On average, individuals diagnosed with diabetes incur about $13,700 in medical expenditures annually; about $7,900 of that is attributable directly to the disease, according to the American Diabetes Association.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing aid coverage, Diabetes, hearing evaluation, Hearing Healthcare Program, Hearing Aid Discount, Health Insurance, Hearing Benefit, Diabetes Alert Day, Diabetes and hearing

During a month dedicated to vision, set your sights on better hearing, too

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Mar 20, 2018 7:14:00 AM

March is Save Your Vision Month and Workplace Eye Wellness Month — naturally, a good time to make healthy eyes a priority for members and employees. But Amplifon Hearing Health Care also encourages you to stop and consider the hearing health of the people who are important to you. How’s that?

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing aid coverage, noise-induced hearing loss, Hearing Healthcare Program, Hearing Aid Discount, Hearing Benefit, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Loss and Vision, Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Can a hearing benefit reduce healthcare costs for Medicare Advantage plans?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Mar 13, 2018 10:38:15 AM

There’s a “silent epidemic” in the United States, and it’s driving up healthcare costs for millions of Americans. Approximately one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss, and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing aid coverage, Medicare Advantage, Affordable Hearing Solution, Hearing Healthcare Program, Hearing Aid Cost, Untreated Hearing Loss, Health Insurance, Hearing Benefit, Healthcare Costs

World Hearing Day: Three steps to addressing one of today’s most common health issues

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Feb 28, 2018 1:53:10 PM

In observation of World Hearing Day, March 3, 2018, Amplifon Hearing Health Care urges health insurance companies, employers and other organizations to consider the impact of hearing loss, how it may be prevented and the value of a hearing benefit for members and employees. There are three critical steps to making a difference.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing aid coverage, noise-induced hearing loss, hearing evaluation, Hearing Healthcare Program, Hearing Aid Discount, Health Insurance, Hearing Benefit, World Hearing Day, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Loss in Children

Identifying and treating heart disease could start with a hearing evaluation

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Feb 22, 2018 7:38:00 AM

Cardiovascular disease kills more than 800,000 people in the United States every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Treating cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, consumes about one of every six healthcare dollars. Obviously, this represents a huge financial burden for both consumers and health insurance companies.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, heart disease, hearing aid coverage, hearing evaluation, Hearing Healthcare Program, Hearing Aid Discount, Health Insurance, Hearing Benefit, American Heart Month, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart and Hearing Health

Hearing aid discounts: Real-life stories reveal everyday impact

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Feb 20, 2018 9:02:00 AM

 

John and Tracy are different in many respects. But they, along with approximately 36 million other Americans, share one significant trait: They’re hearing-impaired and need hearing aids. That’s not all they have in common. Like millions of other people, John and Tracy experienced “sticker shock” when they initially looked at their hearing aid options. Fortunately, both of them found a solution to their hearing needs — within their budget constraints.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, Hearing Healthcare Benefit, Affordable Hearing Solution, Hearing Healthcare Program, Hearing Aid Discount, Hearing Aid Cost, Untreated Hearing Loss, Health Insurance

A 20% boost to your Medicare Advantage plan enrollment? It’s within reach!

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Feb 14, 2018 5:27:58 PM

The Medicare Advantage marketplace is highly competitive…that’s a given. What if the addition of a single benefit to your plan could help you increase enrollment by as much as 20%? You’d want to know more, right? In fact, Medicare Advantage plans that add hearing aid coverage, in partnership with Amplifon Hearing Health Care, report 10% to 20% year-over-year enrollment growth, while also enhancing member retention.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing aid coverage, Medicare Advantage, Affordable Hearing Solution, Hearing Healthcare Program, Hearing Aid Cost, Untreated Hearing Loss, Health Insurance, Hearing Benefit