Health Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids
Many patients do not realize they may have coverage of hearing aids and it can be very confusing to find that out. We’re happy to assist you in getting the answers. We are credentialed and approved with most major insurance carriers and most third-party vendors. Feel free to call our office to determine if your health insurance covers hearing aids.
Insurance coverage for hearing aids varies in the way it is administered. Here are some benefit types for hearing aids:
- A health plan may pay a specified amount toward the purchase of aids. This amount may be allowed toward the entire hearing aid purchase or the amount may be allowed per ear. The benefit may renew after a given number of years, usually 3 to 5 years.
- A health plan may give you an allowance toward hearing aids if you purchase from a contracted provider. An allowance is a specified amount that is subtracted from the total purchase price.
- A health plan may have negotiated discounts with contracted providers. This means that you must purchase from a provider in order to get a specified discount off the retail price.
We are familiar with providers such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Aetna, Humana, Cigna, and many others.
American Hearing Benefits
We are proud to be hearing care providers in the American Hearing Benefits network, providing discounted hearing aids and free consultations to hundreds of employer groups and organizations. To learn if you are eligible for American Hearing Benefits discounts contact your groups benefits department.