Can You Hear Me Now? Senate Bill Aims to Broaden Access To Hearing Services.

Last summer, President Donald Trump signed a law that directs the Food and Drug Administration to establish and regulate a new category of hearing aid to be sold over the counter for people with mild to moderate hearing loss. People will be able to buy products off the shelf without consulting an audiologist or hearing aid dispenser, and standards for online sales will be tightened. The agency has three years to develop safety and other consumer protection standards.

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Posted by editor on Tue, 15 May 2018 09:05