Hearing Aid Distribution – III

This week is a continuation of the discussion of the past two weeks – on hearing aid distribution systems.  Last week’s post focused on distribution systems related to contract services, purchasing groups, big box retailers, pharmacies, and health care companies.  This week, additional distribution systems that have been tried are discussed.        SAME-SESSION…

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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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