Does Medicare pay for hearing aids?

April 1, 2018 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

Although several bills have been filed to mandate financial coverage for hearing aids through Medicare, the answer remains “No”.

Medicare covers a diagnostic hearing evaluation performed by an Audiologist, if the examination is medically necessary and ordered by a Physician. Medicare does not cover hearing tests for the sole purpose of hearing aid fitting. Hearing aids are also not covered.

For more information, please read this article.

Ask the Audiologists…

…and get your hearing care question answered AND be entered for a chance to win a free gift card to your favorite restaurant!

All questions submitted will be posted to this web site.

Have a question?

Ask the Audiologists!

Ask the Audiologist - Hampden Hearing Center

Tags: ,

Leave a Reply