Tag: Hearing

Can you hear me now? Senate bill on hearing aids may make the answer ‘Yes’

Can you hear me now? Senate bill on hearing aids may make the answer ‘Yes’

A Senate bill could make it easier for Medicare enrollees to get help on how to adjust and use their hearing aids. Under current law, Medicare generally reimburses audiologists for diagnosing hearing loss in older adults but not for providing assistance to fit, adjust and learn to make the most of hearing aids

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Shhh! Hearing loss is the most common workplace injury

Shhh! Hearing loss is the most common workplace injury

By Zhai Yun Tan Kaiser Health News Eight years ago, Jeff Ammon, now 55, began noticing a feeling of pressure in his ears every day after work. Over the next months, when his symptoms progressed into a slight loss of hearing and sensitivity to noise, he became worried. Ammon, a construction worker for 32 years, […]

September 9, 2016 | By | Reply More