The New York Times has published an excellent summary of the forces arrayed in the fight for lower hearing aid prices. It gives one hope that the long march toward lower prices for quality hearing aids may actually be gaining momentum. The story also has links to background info on upcoming milestones, including:
- President’s Council report on lowering costs of hearing aids.
- FDA public hearing on how to encourage wider hearing aid adoption.
- Institute of Medicine report on federal regulation, insurance and price of hearing aids.
For more detail on each of these three developments, read more. [Continue reading]