May is Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM), and this year’s theme is “Communication across the lifespan,” a good time to pause and consider the importance of good hearing, regardless of your age.
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You need hearing aids, but you’re hesitant to take that step because the price is prohibitive. Fortunately, if you’re age 65 or older, Medicare will cover the cost, right? Wrong. Original Medicare and most Medicare Supplement (or Medigap) plans do not cover hearing aids or routine hearing exams.
If you have a hearing benefit through Amplifon Hearing Health Care, you have access to so much more than just hearing aids. Wondering how you can maximize your benefit? Here’s five things you can do you make the most of your hearing benefit.
There’s no doubt about it, hearing aids are expensive. That’s part of the reason why only 1/3 of adults who could benefit from hearing aids actually use them1. But, a 2016 study from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery suggests that the cost of untreated hearing loss may actually be more than cost of hearing aids.
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.”