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					                   Can You Get Financial Aid for Hearing Aids?
                                           Not everyone who has hearing loss will be able to
                                           benefit from having a hearing aid. It greatly depends
                                           on what type of hearing loss the individual has.
                                           According to market studies, there is an estimated one
                                           out of every five people who could receive a benefit of
                                           some sort from hearing devices, if actually wearing
                                           one.

                                    There are numerous reasons why someone might not
use aids, even though they would be able to benefit from their use. The number one
factor is cost. On average a person can expect to spend about $1800, as well as the cost
of fittings and additional follow-up care.

Do You Need Financial Assistance?

Many of the insurance companies do not cover the costs, but there are some out there
that do. Medicare is one of the leading insurance companies for the elderly and yet they
do not cover the costs. Having hearing aids can be something that will change your life,
for the better in a lot of cases. People may be able to return to work with the assistance
of a hearing device, but without one they have difficulty being able to hear anything
around them.

However, there are some people who are deaf that will work without having a hearing
aid in place to begin with. Aids may be the key to success for a little one who is
struggling in school to be able to hear what the teacher is saying. They are the key to
allowing someone with a hearing impairment to have the freedom to interact socially
with others around them.



                                          Call Us Today 888-512-1164
                                    Or Visit one of Six Convenient Locations
  302 Hickman Road, Ste 202            1534 Jefferson Highway             735-D East Market St.
  Charlottesville, VA 22911            Fishersville, VA 22939             Harrisonburg, VA 22801

  30 Crossing Lane - Ste. 105-106      245 West Main St.                  700 Southridge Parkway Suite
  Lexington, VA 24450                  Covington, VA 24426                309 Culpeper VA 22701
                                         Hearing HealthCare of Virginia
How Do You Find Financial Aid?

There are plenty of different programs that will help provide you with the assistance you
need, but it may take a little bit of work on your end to be able to find out which
programs you will be qualified for. The first step is to contact your local health insurance
provider to make sure whether or not they cover the cost of your hearing aid. Since
many companies do not offer this service, you can look into all of the government
programs that are available to provide you with the assistance you need. As a last
resort, there are other organizations and various programs out there that may be able to
help you cover the cost.

Government Assistance for Hearing Aids

Depending on what state you live in, Medicaid may cover the cost of a hearing aid and
the hearing tests you need. However, not everyone who has low income will be eligible
for Medicaid. You should contact the Medicaid office in your area to see if you are eligible
for their program and what exactly they cover when it comes to hearing aids. If you are
a veteran, you may be able to get assistance from the Veterans Administration. Do you
need a hearing aid to be able to find a job? If so, you may be able to get the help you
need from the Vocational Rehabilitation program in your state.

Organizations Offering Assistance for the Deaf

Many of the organizations out there for those who are deaf or hard of hearing will be
able to provide you with the financial assistance you need to be able to obtain a hearing
aid. Beyond just helping you to get the hearing aid that you need, you will also be able
to receive a variety of additional services. There are different eligibility requirements
that you need to meet, so the best option is to contact your local organization and see
what they have to offer.




                                          Call Us Today 888-512-1164
                                    Or Visit one of Six Convenient Locations
  302 Hickman Road, Ste 202            1534 Jefferson Highway             735-D East Market St.
  Charlottesville, VA 22911            Fishersville, VA 22939             Harrisonburg, VA 22801

  30 Crossing Lane - Ste. 105-106      245 West Main St.                  700 Southridge Parkway Suite
  Lexington, VA 24450                  Covington, VA 24426                309 Culpeper VA 22701
                                         Hearing HealthCare of Virginia
Service Organizations Can Help Also

There are a lot of organizations that have different programs available to help you
receive the funding you need to get a hearing aid or provide you with a hearing aid.
Contact the different organizations to find out what services they have available for you
and what you need to do in order to request financial assistance.




                                          Call Us Today 888-512-1164
                                    Or Visit one of Six Convenient Locations
  302 Hickman Road, Ste 202            1534 Jefferson Highway             735-D East Market St.
  Charlottesville, VA 22911            Fishersville, VA 22939             Harrisonburg, VA 22801

  30 Crossing Lane - Ste. 105-106      245 West Main St.                  700 Southridge Parkway Suite
  Lexington, VA 24450                  Covington, VA 24426                309 Culpeper VA 22701
                                         Hearing HealthCare of Virginia

				
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