Trimming the Sails – Part III

In Part III of “Trimming the Sails” by Dr. Christopher Schweitzer continues his provocative treatise as to why hearing aid market penetration fails to meet desired goals.  This builds upon many of the posts that have been provided previously on this HHTM site, including a ten-part series on hearing aid dispensing. Dr. Schweitzer is Director of HEAR 4-U…

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Hearing Aid Dispensing – IX

Attempts to Control Hearing Aid Sales Costs at the Federal Level Medicare Influence on Hearing Aid Dispensing System In 1978, the House Ways and Means Committee approved a change in Medicare law to delete the requirement that a physician prescribe the plan of treatment for speech-impaired Medicare beneficiaries.  A subcommittee of this Committee proposed extending…

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