After hearing loss is diagnosed, the next thought is how do patients learn to adapt and thrive. How can patients be supported while learning to live with hearing loss? Regardless of patients’ ages, insurance coverage plays an important role in accessing support for hearing loss, including access to devices which include hearing aids. As a hearing care professional, we know that supporting your patients is utmost important to you.
When counselling patients on what hearing aids are available, there may be regulations in effect. These regulations may directly impact the patient’s experience with hearing aids.(Phonak hearing devices have an insurance option at a nominal premium, covering risk of loss, stolen, and irreparable damages. To assist patients, you may download and email us the completed Insurance Form.
1. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Managed Care. Retrieved from www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/managed-care/index.html