Hearing Health and Technology -- Workshop, Project No. P171200 #00085

Submission Number:
00085
Commenter:
Robert Kinoian
State:
New Jersey
Initiative Name:
Hearing Health and Technology -- Workshop, Project No. P171200
Why is it that insurance, in general, and Medicaid, in particular, do not largely, if at all, cover expenses for hearing aids? My 90 year old mother refuses to spend thousands of dollars for an entry level hearing aid although she recognizes her need for help. Recommended devices are in the $6000-$7000 range on average.