New Rules: Disappearing Rules and Regulations: Part 3 of 4—Clinics as Merchandise

The first two parts of this series have dealt with some of the past issues that might have been managed in a way that provided for a more efficient and future-looking field.  A few more related discussions may provide more awareness of potential directions that might make the future easier. Federal Regulations Four important federal…

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New Rules: The Blending of Things, Part 2 of 4

Part 1 of this rant started with a discussion of the licensing wars, the CE wars, and the “turf” wars. Knowing the past sometimes prevents future mistakes. Moving ahead with recollections of those years, consider: The changes in the taxation regulations for hearing aids, The emergence of multiple professional organizations dedicated to audiology, The rising…

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