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Considering Hearing Aids? You May Have Insurance Assistance!

Learn about the involvement of insurance companies in the hearing care industry and the benefits they provide for patients needing hearing aids with Better Hearing Now.

Stephen Sherbin

By Stephen Sherbin

2 min read
Hearing loss is a prevalent condition, affecting millions of people worldwide. However, getting hearing aids used to be a financial burden for many patients, with most expenses being out of pocket.
Fortunately, the landscape of the hearing care industry has changed significantly in the past couple of years, thanks to the involvement of insurance companies.
One of the biggest players in the game is United Healthcare, which offers various plans that provide hearing aids with no out-of-pocket expenses for the patient. This means that hearing aids are effectively free for those covered by United Healthcare plans.
Even patients with Medicare and Medicaid dual coverage can benefit from free hearing aids.
Blue Cross Blue Shield, especially their Federal and Employee Program, and Well Care are also stepping up and providing benefits for hearing aids. Well Care provides a benefit of $1,500 per year, while Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal offers a $2,500 benefit, which they've had for a number of years now.
These benefits are significant in helping patients with hearing loss access the care they need without worrying about financial constraints.
If you have insurance and are not sure what your hearing aid benefit is, it's worth checking with your provider. In many cases, insurance companies cover the cost of hearing aids, and some even offer additional benefits to ensure patients can access the care they need.
If you're interested in exploring your options, consider reaching out to a hearing care provider. Steve Sherbin, for instance, has offices in Merritt Island, Titusville, and Orlando, and his team can check your benefits for you on the spot.
The number to call is 321-449-0033, and Jennifer can help you get in touch with the right office.
In conclusion, insurance companies' participation in the hearing care industry has been a game-changer, making hearing aids more accessible and affordable for patients. United Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Well Care are some of the biggest players in this industry, offering benefits that cover the cost of hearing aids and sometimes even providing additional benefits to ensure patients receive the care they need.
If you have insurance, it's worth checking your benefits and exploring your options with a hearing care provider.

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