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Alabama Hearing Care Practice Charged with Healthcare Fraud

According to information available to the US Attorney’s Office, the dispensing professional schemed to defraud insurers into paying for medically unnecessary hearing aids and also billed insurance for hearing aids that beneficiaries never received. 

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UnitedHealthcare Hearing Introduces Virtual Care Option

The capability, known as Right2You, builds on the home-delivered hearing health care model developed by UnitedHealthcare Hearing, adding a virtual care component that is designed to help reduce the need for in-person appointments for hearing aid adjustments and support.

Letter: Concerns on “Competing in a New Era of Hearing Healthcare” from Dr Kim Cavitt

Dr Kim Cavitt voices concerns about ideas in a November Hearing Review article that she says could be problematic for hearing care professionals relative to insurers, scope of practice, and medical costs. The authors, Drs Robert Traynor and Jay Hall, respond.

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