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Eargo Agrees to Pay $34.37 Million to Settle False Hearing Aid Reimbursement Claim Allegations

Eargo, a California based company that sells and dispenses hearing aid devices directly to customers nationwide, has agreed to pay $34.37 million to resolve allegations that it submitted or caused the submission of claims for hearing aid devices for reimbursement to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) that contained unsupported hearing loss diagnosis codes.…

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Second Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference to Take Place May 24-26, 2022

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM) is pleased to announce the second annual Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference will take place from May 24-26, 2022. The three-day virtual event, hosted by HHTM, will provide attendees with insights into the latest treatment and technologies that will have a hand in shaping the future of hearing care.…

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New children’s book author aims to take fierce action against childhood teasing

CROOKSTON, MINNESOTA – When author Becky Cymbaluk was unable to find a suitable book about children with hearing aids for her granddaughter with hearing loss, she decided to write Super Kena – A Girl Made Fierce with Hearing Aids.   Addressing Challenges Faced by Children with Disabilities   Children with disabilities are two to three…

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Basic Concepts of Clinical Electrophysiology in Audiology

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – Basic Concepts of Clinical Electrophysiology in Audiology is a ‘revolutionary textbook’, combining the research and expertise of both distinguished experts and up-and-coming voices in the field. By taking a multidisciplinary approach to the subject, the editors of this graduate-level text break down all aspects of electrophysiology to make it accessible to…

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Ariel Alternatives Completes Purchase of Majority Stake in Sorenson

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH — Sorenson, the leading U.S. communications provider for people who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing, announced that private investment firm Ariel Alternatives, LLC has completed an acquisition of 52.5% of the company’s common equity from existing shareholders, including Blackstone Credit, a fund managed by Franklin Mutual Advisers, and private credit accounts managed…

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APSO Opens Draft Standard for Public Review for Pediatric Hearing Aid Fitting

NEW BRIGHTON, MINNESOTA — Audiology Practice Standards Organization (APSO) has released its latest standard for public review and comment. This standard is titled Hearing Aid Fitting Standard for Pediatric Patients and describes the work that audiologists do to fit hearing aids on children. This standard is the product of two different groups of subject matter experts…

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Beyond Hearing Health: Living Near Noise Pollution Tied to Greater Risk of Heart Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Living in a noisy environment can be annoying, but it might also harm your health. People experiencing high levels of noise from cars, trains or planes were more likely to suffer a heart attack than people living in quieter areas, according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 71st Annual…

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Virtual Training Found to Enhance Hearing Experience

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK — In a research collaboration, the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Rigshospitalet are developing new technologies for patients who are deaf or have severe hearing loss to improve the way signals from their hearing implant are converted by the brain. Using virtual experiences, the researchers will, among other things, simulate the way…

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