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Pricing & Insurance

You can purchase a lot of things cheaply online, including a ministry ordination and a medical degree. If you have a mild hearing loss, you may be tempted to buy a personal sound amplification product (PSAP) from a website. This product is similar to the eyeglass “cheaters” available at a corner drugstore. Unlike the glasses, which are easy to set up and adjust, hearing devices require some initial programming to fit your loss. The thing you don’t usually get with online hearing devices is a professional fitting.

 

Kochkin and colleagues at the Better Hearing Institute surveyed more than 2000 hearing aid users about their fitting experience and level of satisfaction. The outcome was straightforward: those users who were fitted using a clinically validated hearing aid fitting protocol had greater satisfaction with their hearing aids. In other words, those patients who were given appropriate support and service by a licensed hearing aid professional actually heard better!

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Pricing/Insurance/Financing

PRICING LEVELS

Digital hearing aids are priced according to the sophistication and complexity of the technology inside. Any size or style of hearing aid, including open fit, is available at most technology levels.

We have hearing aids available starting as low as $695 each

 

BASIC

Basic level hearing aids are straightforward. They amplify like analog aids, but more clearly. They don’t have the special features that help people hear in difficult situations. They are more for sedentary patients.

COST RANGE: $695 + each

BUSINESS

The business level is probably the most economical hearing aid technology but may not be appropriate for a more active lifestyle. They have many advanced features, such as directional microphones that focus on sounds aimed directly at the wearer.

COST RANGE: $995+ each

 

ADVANCED

Advanced level hearing aids incorporate more innovative features and more effective noise-reducing methods. They include directional microphones and focus programs. Plus, these hearing instruments are all automatic, wireless, and have Bluetooth capabilities.

COST RANGE: $1495+ each

 

PREMIUM

Premium-level hearing aids are usually fully automatic, yet they can still be operated manually. They have from 12 to 20+ channels or bands. These instruments have the very latest and most powerful features that help people hear in the most difficult situations.

COST RANGE: $2400+ each

What Insurances have hearing aid benefits?

That is a question we are asked all the time, and the answer, fortunately, has increased in the last couple of years. Hearing Instrument Specialists, alongside the International Hearing Society is constantly and consistently advocating for insurance benefits to include hearing aids. Hearing loss affects your quality of life so we feel it is important for hearing aids to be covered by insurance.

 

The following insurances and supplements do have a benefit available: 

GEHA and FEP both Federal government programs have up to $2500 off a pair of hearing instruments.

 Humana has up to $2000 benefits for top-of-the-line hearing instruments.

Out of pocket cost of $400-$2100 for a pair.

Here is a list of other supplement insurances that are offering a benefit, they start at about

$400-$1500 off a pair

Medicare Advantage     AARP     BCBS State Employee Insurance

 

VA has a benefit but unfortunately, it isn’t easy to qualify for. The whole process can be time-consuming and arduous.  (At this time we don’t offer VA but may sometime in the future.)

HealthiPlan is a financing program with automatic pre-screening and instant approvals.

They provide payment options for any budget with this completely integrated financing tool. 

Payment plans include:

6, 12, Month Deferred Interest/ Regular Minimum Payment Plan

24, 36, 48 Month Low APR, Equal Payment Plan: Interest rates as low as 9.99%

We also have Care Credit financing available

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