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Is the cost of hearing aids keeping you from getting treatment? Look for savings in your FSA or HSA account.

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 6, 2018 2:14:41 PM

An estimated 15% of American adults have hearing loss, but less than one-third of those who could benefit from hearing aids actually use them, in part because of cost. It turns out that hearing loss left untreated has far-reaching health, emotional, and financial costs for individuals and society. But there are ways to find savings to treat hearing loss within your FSA and HSA healthcare spending accounts.

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Topics: schedule an appointment, Hearing Education, Affordable Hearing Aids, Untreated Hearing Loss, HSA, FSA, FSA/HSA Flex Spend Dollars, hearing aid price, Savings

It's back to school time - Are your children classroom ready?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 7, 2018 9:15:00 AM

Supply lists, school clothes, physicals – it’s all part of back to school time. But there may be an important item not on your list to get your children classroom ready.

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Topics: schedule an appointment, Hearing Loss in Children, Hearing Education, children, hearing test

11 things you may not know about hearing aids

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 25, 2018 8:31:00 AM

Hearing aids have evolved so much overtime - it's hard to believe that a hollowed-out horn was the only option at one point!  "Technology" didn't find itself in the hearing aid industry until the late 1800's with the invention of the telephone as the inspiration.  It wasn't until the late 1900's technology was able to fit into something that only fit on your ear vs a device with wires you had to clip on your pants.  

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Topics: hearing aids, evolution of hearing aids, technology, programmable, Batteries, Over-the-Counter, OTC, 60-day trial period, Tinnitus, cognitive decline, schedule an appointment

10 reasons to get started with Amplifon

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 12, 2018 10:08:00 AM

Amplifon Hearing Health Care's mission is to bring you the latest hearing technology with expert care at the best prices.  Need more reasons to know why choosing Amplifon is a great choice? Here’s our top 10 list.

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Topics: expertise, 1-year aftercare service, two years free batteries, Batteries, loss & damage, 3-year warranty, low-price guarantee, 60-day trial period, product choice, Credentialing, Providers, Hearing Healthcare Program, hearing healthcare professional, hearing healthcare provider, personalized service, schedule an appointment

The Hidden Cost of Hearing Loss and Comorbidity

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 2, 2018 9:24:00 AM

The impact of hearing loss can't only be measured with a hearing test. Hearing issues have a strong correlation with other health conditions and diseases. A study by the National Institutes of Health found that 78.5% of participants with insufficient or poor hearing suffered from at least one additional chronic condition. Thus costing more in health care costs in any given year.

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Topics: Comorbidities, Healthcare Costs, Diabetes, thyroid disease, chronic kidney disease, Cardiovascular Disease, alzheimer's, dementia, Hearing Loss and Falls, dizziness, falls, hearing loss, schedule an appointment, check your benefits

Are you risking your hearing?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 25, 2018 8:21:00 AM

Living your life doesn't have to mean putting yourself at risk for permanent hearing loss.  It also does not mean that you need to opt out of certain activities in order to prevent hearing loss.  Knowing what frequent activities can negatively affect our hearing long-term and taking steps to eliminate or take protective measures in the future can do wonders! So, what are some things that cause hearing loss?

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Topics: hearing loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, medications, medication, smoking, noise exposure, loud noises, noise-induced hearing loss, noise, illness & disease, birth defects, head injury, Comorbidities, hearing screenings, schedule an appointment, hearing appointment

FSA/HSA funds can pay for hearing aids and services

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Nov 29, 2017 11:12:00 AM

One of the easiest ways to access professional help for a hearing loss is through a medical flexible spending account (FSA) or health savings account (HSA). Hearing aids and related services are generally considered qualified expenses.

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Topics: FSA, FSA/HSA Flex Spend Dollars, HSA, hearing aids, schedule an appointment

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