Hearing Aid Distribution Systems – I

HEARING AID DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS Many current discussions concerning hearing aid sales relate to how hearing aids are dispensed – what distribution system is being used?  Where is the hearing aid industry going with regard to distribution systems?  What is the best system?  How will I survive?  Just about everyone has a solution they think is…

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History of Hearing Aid Dispensing Systems: Part II

Last week’s blog discussed the United Auto Workers (UAW) as the first major U.S. union benefit program to include hearing aids, thus creating a change in the hearing aid distribution system.  This change introduced third party financial and procedural decisions not directed by those directly involved in the fitting and sales of hearing aids.  To…

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